aggregate fruit


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aggregate fruit

a fruit consisting of a collection of simple fruits, derived from a flower with several free CARPELS. An example is the blackberry.
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Its leaves are thin, glossy, and light green in color, while the fruit is an aggregate fruit which is composed of many smaller fruits called drupes.
The three major types of fruits are simple fruits, aggregate fruits, and multiple fruits.
Aggregate Fruit A fruit comprised of several ripened ovaries from me flower.
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