FRUITS

Fruits are the seed-bearing parts of plants. Fruits are often fleshy, edible substances containing juices and nutrients beneficial to humans and animals. However, many fruits are commonly mistaken as vegetables.
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Youngberry

Youngberry, a trailing shrub. It is named for B. M. Young, a Louisiana fruit grower, who developed it by crossing a loganberry with a dewberry.

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  • Mango

    Mango

    Mango, a tropical fruit tree native to India; also, the fruit of the tree. The mango tree grows to a height of 90 feet (27 m). See more »

  • Mulberry

    Mulberry

    Mulberry, a genus of deciduous trees grown as ornamentals and for their fruit, which are called mulberries. See more »

  • Muskmelon

    Muskmelon

    Muskmelon, a trailing or climbing annual vine native to Asia. Its fruit is also called muskmelon. See more »

  • Olive

    Olive

    Olive, a family of trees and shrubs. The common olive tree, the subject of this article, is the plant of most economic value in this family. See more »

  • Papaya

    Papaya

    Papaya, a small tree native to tropical America, Hawaii, and the West Indies. It is widely cultivated in southern Florida, southern California, and parts of Asia and Africa, primarily for its bland, sweet-tasting fruit. See more »

  • Peach

    Peach

    Peach, a juicy, reddish-yellow fruit with a tangy sweet flavor. It grows on a tree, 10 to 20 feet (3 to 6 m) tall, that has shiny green, lance-shaped leaves. See more »

  • Pear

    Pear

    Pear, a bell-shaped or globular fruit that grows on a leaf-shedding tree. The pear tree grows about 45 feet (14 m) tall. See more »

  • Persimmon

    Persimmon

    Persimmon, a tree of temperate or subtropical regions, and its sweet but astringent fruit. See more »

  • Pineapple

    Pineapple

    Pineapple, a tropical plant and its edible fruit. It is so called because the fruit looks like a big, orange-yellow pine cone. See more »

  • Plant

    Plant

    Plant, any member of the plant kingdom, a realm of nature made up largely of living organisms that make their own food. See more »

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