fruits and nuts

Jon Greenberg jongreen at BLUEMARBLE.NET
Fri Jun 26 16:14:42 EST 1998


Peggy Pollak wrote:
> 
> Will someone please give me some examples of plants that bear fruit in the
> form of true nuts?  I know hazelnut and acorn are, and that most others
> called nuts are not, but I cannot find an authoritative source of this
> information.

I was taught (by Dominic Paolillo at Cornell) that nut is not a
meaningful botanical term. So I guess my answer would be "none of them."

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