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hesperidium fruits

Hesperidium is a modified, septate berry with leathery rind or peel (exocarp, mesocarp). The interior (endocarp) encloses large fleshy, juicy pouches composed of several wedge-shaped sections. Juice pouches or vesicles are outgrowths of endocarp walls.
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  • hesperidium
  • hesperidia (citrus)
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