BOT 360F - Families of Vascular Plants
ROSACEAE: Rosoideae
Fragaria sp.

Fragaria sp. flowers and fruits. The apocarpous gynoecium develops into an aggregate of achenes (below) in which it is the floral receptacle to which the achenes are attached that becomes enlarged, fleshy, and sweet.

Photo (left) © 2001 R. C. Evans; (below) R. Presgrave © 2001 Royal Ontario Museum (TRT 1778)

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