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drupe

a type of succulent, fleshy fruit produced by some plants in which the seed is enclosed in a hard, woody ‘stone’. The fruit is formed from the swollen tissue of the PERICARP. Examples include peach, plum, cherry, olive, apricot.
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It is possible to compare Celtis growth with that of other drupaceous fruits, but no other data have been published for drupes with high concentrations of silica and calcium.
Araliaceae Fruits of this family are commonly drupaceous, and only rarely winged.
Previous morphological studies have indicated that Styphelieae have the following synapomorphies: fruit drupaceous, ovary 1-11 locular (each locule containing a single ovule), and the corolla mostly hairy inside (Taaffe et al., 2001).
The "Rauvolfieae" of Pichon (1949) (= "Alyxieae" sensu Leeuwenberg, 1994) has traditionally been characterized by having drupaceous fruits with a stony endocarp.
In contrast, members of Myoporum are characterised by a drupaceous fruit (Chinnock, 1982b).