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The ripened ovary or ovaries of a seed bearing plant. It may take one of several different forms, eg, follicle, achene, capsule, nut, pome, berry, drupe or syncarp.
Of fungi, the sporocarp or spore-bearing structures of larger fungi, including mushrooms, toadstools, etc.
The fruit of crataegus species, eg, the hawthorn.
The fruit of a rose.
A cluster of flowers or fruit.
Used in reference to plants that die after fruiting. Especially applicable to plants, which grow for several years before producing fruit.
The practice of reducing the number of plants in a bed or container to provide more room for growth. In fruit production, to reduce the crop of fruitlets early on in order to produce larger fruits for harvest.
The massed flower bunches seen on decorative and fruiting trees and some shrubs.
Productive, having functional reproductive structures capable of bearing fruit.
The secretion of gums or resins by some plants, especially fruit trees and conifers, when cut.