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Unformatted text preview: different fruit types due to 3 layers (epicarp, mesocarp, endocarp) on ovary wall o follicles - split along 1 carpel edge o legumes - split along 2 carpel edges o samaras - not split, has wing o drupes - single seed in hard pit o true berries, more than 1 seed, thin skin o hesperidia - more than 1 seed, leathery skin o aggregate fruits - derived from multiple ovaries o multiple fruits - develop from flower cluster fruit dispersal - mostly transferred by animals o fruits of maples, elms, ashes have wings >> distributed by wind o dandelions have light seeds >> wind distribution o coconuts, beach plants distributed by water...
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- Fall '10