Strawberry development

Janice M. Glime jmglime at MTU.EDU
Wed Dec 3 11:57:53 EST 1997

Yes, the fleshy tissue is from the receptacle, which is modified stem
tissue. The single flower has many pistils and when the receptacle
enlarges, these pistils remain on the outside, making what the layman
calls the seeds, but which are really achenes, or fruits.

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