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Drupe ovoid or oblong, with a bony and grooved or striate 1-celled and 1-seeded stone.
The flowers are small and insignificant; and the fruit is a drupe.
One of its component simple fruits (drupe) in section, showing the pulp, stone, and contained seed; more enlarged.
Drupe globular; the thin crustaceous putamen hollowed out like a cup on one side.
We will then take them first into our consideration, and begin by giving an account of what is the structure of a drupe.
The Drupe, or Stone-fruit; of which the cherry, plum, and peach (Fig. 375) are familiar examples.
The dry drupe is like the Cherry drupe except that the flesh is much harder.
Drupe roundish, covered with bloom; the stone furrowed at its inner edge.
WOODLAND GLEANINGSCHARLES TILT
This tribe is distinguished by the fruit, which is what botanists call a drupe, that is, a stone fruit.
Fertile flowers single under each scale; nutlets naked, waxy-coated or drupe like.

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