Strawberries are not really berries but Oranges are ….Is It Right ???

WHAT IS BERRY ?

A berry is a fruit produced from the ovary of a single flower in which the outer layer of the ovary wall develops into an edible fleshy portion. The definition includes many fruits that are not commonly known as berries, such as grapes, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplants (aubergines), avocados and bananas.

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A STRAWBERRY IS NOT A BERRY

Strawberries are not berries. They actually are an example of an “aggregate fruit”, forming from a flower that has many ovaries; the ovary being the part of the flower that eventually develops and ripens into a fruit. Once the ovaries are pollinated, the ovaries will swell and eventually form the strawberry as we think of it.strawberries form from a flower that has many ovaries. This makes them a complex fruit, much like blackberries or raspberries.

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A ORANGE IS BERRY

Oranges are a berry , as are Banana. Strawberries however are not technically berries, they are aggregate fruits.

True berries are simple fruits stemming from one flower with one ovary and typically have several seeds. Tomatoes fall into this group, as do pomegranates, kiwis and—believe it or not—oranges and bananas.

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The orange (the sweet orange) is the fruit of the citrus species Citrus × sinensis in the family Rutaceae.

The fruit of the Citrus × sinensis  is considered a sweet orange, whereas the fruit of the Citrus × aurantium is considered a bitter orange. The sweet orange reproduces asexually (apomixis through nucellar embryony); varieties of sweet orange arise through mutations.

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Hence it is proved  oranges are berry but Strawberry Not..

 

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