drupaceous


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drupaceous

[drü′pā·shəs]
(botany)
Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a drupe.
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These plants share the woody habit of most Araliaceae, and Delarbrea also has the drupaceous fruits characteristic of that family, but with thin endocarps.
Sepalos sin coleteres en la base de la cara adaxial; corola estrictamente hipocraterimorfa; frutos foliculares o si drupaceous (Vallesia), entonces blancos o blanco-verdosos al madurar 4 3(2).
PLUMBUM (plum-bum)--a tropical disease in which the sufferer's buttocks gradually take on the colour and shape of a drupaceous fruit from trees of the genus Prunus [an obsolete word for lead]
The edible part, usually referred to as the coconut, is in reality the stone of the drupaceous fruit, which has a very resistant fibrous covering.
3) In horticulture, a longitudinal protuberance along one side of drupaceous fruits, as in the peach.
in "North American Trees," as "a globose, orange, semi-fleshy, glandular-coated drupaceous berry one-third to one-half inch long.