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fleshy fruit: berry fruit [3]click to hear

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.
fleshy fruit: berry fruit [3] section of a strawberry epicalyx peduncle receptacle achene flesh calyx

section of a strawberry click to hear

The strawberry is a complex fruit, with achenes borne by the fleshy receptacle of the flower.

epicalyx click to hear

All the small green leaves under the calyx.

peduncle click to hear

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

receptacle click to hear

Enlarged portion of the flower’s peduncle; in the strawberry, it becomes fleshy and bears the achenes.

achene click to hear

Each of the small dry fruits that cover the skin of the strawberry, each one containing a seed.

flesh click to hear

Pulpy portion of the strawberry, formed as the flower’s receptacle develops.

calyx click to hear

All the flower’s sepals, which remain until the strawberry ripens.