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Vegetable structures usually resulting from the development of one or several floral ovaries that, once mature, contain seeds; they are often edible.
stone fleshy fruit
Fruit whose seed is surrounded by three distinct layers: an exocarp, a fleshy mesocarp and an extremely hard stone, or endocarp.
pome fleshy fruit
Fruit with a seed, or pip, surrounded by three distinct layers: an exocarp, a fleshy mesocarp and a stiff endocarp containing loculi.
Fruits with usually edible seeds, surrounded by a single dry, somewhat rigid layer.
fleshy fruit: berry fruit
Fruit in which the seed is surrounded by two distinct layers: an exocarp and a fleshy mesocarp that is in direct contact with the seed.