Definition of Drupes
1. Noun. (plural of drupe) ¹
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Definition of Drupes
1. drupe [n] - See also: drupe
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Literary usage of Drupes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forest flora of British Burma by Sulpice Kurz (1877)
"drupes fibrous- woody, with a fleshy epicarp, arranged into compact heads, free or united into bundles, usually angular-pyramidal, 1-seeded, ..."
2. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Winter-buds naked ; haves pinnately veined ; drupes coral-red, turning darker, ... peduncled; drupes blue to black; stone usually grooved. ..."
3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Lvs. ovate to lanceolate, thick and shining, entire : drupes Hin. in ilium. Twining ; glabrous. .... drupes ..."
4. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1869)
"The drupes dyo red. 2 R. typhina L. Branches and petioles densely ... drupes compressed, compact, the crimson down very acid. Jn. Tho wood is aromatic, ..."
5. Flora australiensis: a description of the plants of the Australian territory. by George Bentham, Ferdinand von Mueller (1878)
"drupes crowded or connate in a globular arborescent and branching. ... drupes connate in clusters, each with a very convex apex. . 4. ..."
6. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"A decumbent, fleshy herb, 2 to 3 ft. high; bark dark green ; leaves rather thick, herbaceous-greenish ; flowers yellow; drupes black-bluish, juicy. ..."
7. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Inflorescence corymbose : drupes less than 7.5 mm. in diameter. 8. P. Pennsylvania. B. Flowers in racemes terminating leafy branches of the year. ..."