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Apple

CLASSIFICATION
  • Scientific name - Pyrus malus

  • Genus - Pyrus

  • Family - Rosaceae

  • Order - Rosales

  • Class - Magnoliopsida (Dicotyledonae)

  • Division - Magnoliophyta (Angiospermae)

  • Kingdom - Plantae




IMPORTANT POINTS
  • Apple fruits are categorized as False fruits.

  • Along with ovary, thalamus is also involved in formation of Fruit.

  • The thalamus becomes the edible part of the fruit after fertilization.

  • Apple fruit lies in the Pome category of Fleshy fruits.

  • Being a member of Rosaceae family it possess Perigynous ovary.

  • The seeds can be formed by Apomixis (Recurrent agamospermy).

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