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drupelet

[′drüp·lət]
(botany)
An individual drupe of an aggregate fruit. Also known as grain.
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The second grow as composite drupelets, and include members of the genus Rubus, such as blackberry, raspberry and dewberry.
FOOD FACT Blackberries aren't actually a berry but a small group of fruits called drupelets, which are clustered together.
The drupelets which are blackish purple in the pink genotype and brownish yellow in the green genotypes are ready for harvest by April/May (3).
Blackberries and raspberries both form aggregate fruit composed of drupelets. Red and black raspberries can be distinguished from blackberries in that the former detach from the receptacle tissue when they are ripe, and drupelets on the latter are smooth.
(3.) Bakeapples (also known as bog-apple, yellowberry and cloudberry, particularly in Scandinavia, and baked apple berry), for example, composed of large drupelets or pericarps, have a form similar to raspberries and blackberries.
Nine small figs and 313 drupelets, a small part of the fig fruit, were found.