Drupe Sentence Examples
The coconut is actually the seed of the palm tree, but it is widely considered to be a drupe, a category of fruit.
The fruit is a kind of drupe, the fleshy husk of which is the dilated receptacular tube, while the two-valved stone represents the two carpels.
This causes some botanists to classify the coconut as a dry drupe.
To get specific, the fruit of the coconut palm is actually a drupe, which is a kind of fruit that has a fleshy outer layer and develops from the inside wall of a flower, called the ovary.Advertisement