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stone fleshy fruit click to hear : stone fleshy fruit

Fruit whose seed is surrounded by three distinct layers: an exocarp, a fleshy mesocarp and an extremely hard stone, or endocarp.
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usual terms technical terms section of a peach almond peduncle exocarp mesocarp endocarp seed seed coat style stone flesh skin stalk

usual terms click to hear : usual terms

technical terms click to hear : technical terms

section of a peach click to hear : section of a peach

almond click to hear : almond

Structure formed by the development of a fertile ovule; it contains an embryo and nutrient reserves that enable a new plant to grow.

peduncle click to hear : peduncle

Part of the fruit that once attached it to the terminal offshoot of the twig or branch.

exocarp click to hear : exocarp

Fruit’s outer layer, covering the mesocarp.

mesocarp click to hear : mesocarp

Plump part of the fruit, usually sweet and juicy.

endocarp click to hear : endocarp

Fruit’s interior layer that surrounds and protects the seed; it is rough and extremely hard.

seed click to hear : seed

Structure formed by the development of a fertile ovule; it contains an embryo and nutrient reserves that enable a new plant to grow.

seed coat click to hear : seed coat

Protective casing covering the embryo and the nutrients stored in the seed.

style click to hear : style

Visible remnant of the flower’s style, now withered, that once connected the stigma to the ovary.

stone click to hear : stone

Fruit’s interior layer that surrounds and protects the seed; it is rough and extremely hard.

flesh click to hear : flesh

Plump part of the fruit, usually sweet and juicy.

skin click to hear : skin

Fruit’s outer layer, covering the flesh.

stalk click to hear : stalk

Part of the fruit that once attached it to the terminal offshoot of the twig or branch.