What is a simple fruit?
A simple fruit is one that is derived from a single carpel or several fused carpels.
Example: berries, drupes, pomes
What is an aggregate?
An aggregate is a fruit that is derived from a single flower with many pistils.
Example: raspberries, black berries, strawberries
What is a multiple fruit?
A multiple fruit is derived from many flowers.
Example: pineapple, mulberries, osage orange
Describe a berry..
- - has soft flesh throughout
- -tomato, peppers, grapes
Describe a drupe...
- - inner part is hard or stony pit
- - peachs, cherries, plums
Describe a pome...
- - fleshy part comes from floral parts and inner core is textured
- - apple, pear
From where does the fruit develop from?
Which flowering parts develop into the seed coat?
Product of ripened ovule in angiosperms and gymnosperms.
Which flower parts develop into the embryo?
Which part of a flower produces the endosperm?
Endosperm is the tissues produced inside the seeds of angiosperms. Endosperm surrounds the embryo and provides nutrition in the form of starch.
Sometimes if the egg does not become fertilied, the ovary can be forced to develop into a fruit by plant hormones. What is the result?
Example: grapes, oranges, bananas, watermelons, pineapple
What is apomixis
Seeds with no fertilization