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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Casaba

Casaba, a large melon with orange flesh. It resembles a large cantaloupe (muskmelon) but the flesh does not have a musky odor.

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  • Loquat

    Loquat

    Loquat, an evergreen tree native to China and cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fruit. See more »

  • Melon

    Melon

    Melon, an annual plant cultivated for its fruit. There are two genera: (1) the watermelons and (2) the muskmelons, which include cantaloupes, casabas, honeydew melons, and Persian melons. See more »

  • Papaw

    Papaw

    Papaw, or Pawpaw, a North American tree or shrub, sometimes cultivated for its fruit or for ornamental purposes. See more »

  • Plum

    Plum

    Plum, a small tree or shrub, and its edible fruit. Many wild and cultivated species grow in temperate regions throughout the world. See more »

  • Pomegranate

    Pomegranate

    Pomegranate, a shrub or small tree, and its edible fruit. The pomegranate is native to Asia. See more »

  • Prune

    Prune

    Prune, a dried plum. The term also may mean any plum suitable for drying. Such plums are called fresh prunes when they are used, like other types of plums, in the undried state. See more »

  • Quince

    Quince

    Quince, a small flowering tree or shrub cultivated for its fruit and flowers. The common quince is a deciduous tree with a crooked trunk. See more »

  • Sloe

    Sloe

    Sloe, or Blackthorn, a shrub or small tree native to Europe and western Asia. The sloe grows to about 15 feet (4.6 m) in height and has short, thorny branches. See more »

  • Strawberry

    Strawberry

    Strawberry, the name of a plant and of the edible fruit it bears. The fragrant fruit, red when ripe, is popular for its delicious flavor in fresh, frozen, canned, and preserved forms. See more »

  • Youngberry

    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. See more »

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