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.
in "North American Trees," as "a globose, orange, semi-fleshy, glandular-coated drupaceous
berry one-third to one-half inch long." Once fermented, it will cause inebriation in the birds which eat it.
Description: The fossils are petrified ovoid, drupaceous
fruits, 17.1-23.2 mm long and 14.3-18.4 mm wide (Fig.
fruits cultivated commercially, including peaches, apricots, plums and cherries, researchers have discovered characteristic patterns of development.