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For a while, it was mistaken for a berry, as it looks like any other "berry". The seeds on the outside are not really seeds, but they are the strawberries ovaries. Yet, even with this knowledge, people have not changed the name, for it is in our vocabulary and will probably take a long time for the name to change, if it does.
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Is a strawberry a berry?

Scientifically, no a strawberry is not a berry. A berry is classified as a fruit that is entirely produced from one ovary of the plant. However, the flesh of a strawberry is partially created by the tissue adjacent to the ovaries thus meaning it is a false or accessory fruit and not a berry.

What is a strawberry if not a berry?

Technically it is an " aggregate accessory fruit ". A berry is a fleshy fruit which doesn't have a pit or "stone"and which is produced from a single flower containing a single ovary. An aggregate accessory fruit is onethat develops from the merger of several ovaries that wereseparate in a s (MORE)

Why are berries expensive?

they have a long growing and limited growing period. they are labor intensive to pick, store and ship. they are perishable.

What are holly berries?

They are small red berries the have green leaves and come from England. They Flower and Bloom around Christmas so that is why they are out on front door handles.

Where is the berry master?

The berry master is a character from the Pokemon series of games.In generation 2 you can find him on route 30.

Is there anything called gut berries?

As far as I know there is not, but in the book Hatchet Brian (main character) eats what is called Gut berries when he is in the Canadian Wilderness.

What is a berry berry?

Beriberi is a nervous system ailment caused by a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1) in the diet

Why aren't strawberries berries?

A berry is just is a single fleshy fruit with seeds inside. What makes a strawberry unique from the berry classification is that the actual fruits, which are informally called seeds, are on the outside. The fleshy red part itself isn't actually a fruit itself. So basically a strawberry is a group o (MORE)

Why is a strawberry not a berry?

The strawberry is a small plant of the Rosaceae (Rose) family. All varieties of the strawberry plant belong to the Fragariagenus. Strawberries are not really berries or fruit, but are instead the enlarged ends of the plant's stamen. It is the small black spots which are actually the fruit. The straw (MORE)

Why isn't a strawberry a berry?

A berry is if the entire fruit is fleshy, you would call it a berry. Avocados, blueberries, and grapes are berries. The seed must be in the inside. Strawberries' seeds are on the outside not inside.

Why are strawberries not berries?

Strawberries are known as "false fruits." This is because the flesh of the strawberry is not derrived from the ovary but from adjacent tissue. The true fruit of the strawberry plant are the seeds on the outside. A berry carries the seed of the plant inside the outer covering. A strawberry carries it (MORE)

Where are oran berries?

(soul silver)get berry pplots at goldenrod city go to the flower shop add berry plots (oran berry) plant and wait then you could use them for health or feed them to the sick milktank in route 39 (right over olivine town) and the girl will give you a ball capsule case

If a strawberry is not a berry then what is it?

It is in a category called "Accessory Fruit" (or False Fruit). By botanical definition, a berry is a simple fruit having seeds or pulp generated from a single ovary. False Fruit differs because the edible part of the berry is develops from the stem.

Is a banna a berry?

no banana is not a berry but, it IS a fruit. most berries are easily found because their names end in "-berry" fruits such as: strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, blackberry etc.

Is there a real berry called a dingle berry?

There is no real berry called a dingle berry. A dingle berry is a clot of fecal matter caught in the hairs aroundan animals anus. It is also an insult, usually inferring stupidity. Yes there is. Dingleberry, Vacciniumerythrocarpum , a type of cranberry

Are the berries poisonous?

some are poisonous but thankfuly not all of them I have a hedge that has poison berries but I also have a berry bush with tasty berries

What is the berrie pot?

The Berry pot is where you can plant berries and they grow and duplicate (you can get 2 or more off of 1 plant - 1 berry grown into a plant = 2 of that 1 berry you used)

What is an acid berry?

"asid berry" is most likely a misspelling for "acai berry, " a reddish-purple fruit from a type of palm tree native to Central and South America. There has been a lot of hype about Acai Berries and their supposed health benefits, but very little substantiated evidence of such claims. Similarly, " (MORE)

What can you do with red berries?

There are a few uses for redberries. . Can be used to make red dye via Aggie the witch in Draynor. Cost: 5gp . Can be used to make redberry pie, which is a requirement for The Knight's Sword quest. . Redberries have a small use in Goblin Diplomacy and Land of the Goblins quests. . Were p (MORE)

What is berry transformer?

Berry transformers are designed to minimize this coupling by construction that minimizes capacitive coupling, or by the use of shields, or both.

What berries are on Neopets?

The Appriberry, Starberry, Aquaberry, Loveberry, Half eaten berry, Nutritional Blockberry, Mortogberry, Voidberry, Super Juicy Berry, Autumnberry, Benyero Berry, Bludberry, Blue Bomberry, Cone-shaped Strawberry, Conkerberry, Cloudberry, Cube-shaped Strawberry, Dorkleberry, Dulaberry, Dung Berry, Eye (MORE)

Is juniper berry a berry?

A Juniper berry is the female seed cone produced by the various species of Junipers. It is not a true berry but a cone with unusually fleshy and merged scales, which give it a berry-like appearance.

What did Brian call the berries?

In Hatchet, the cherry like ones with pits are called choke cherries, but Brian called it Gut Cherries. The raspberries Brian called Raspberries.

What is acai berry for?

acai berry is a new dieting system that really works! it is fantastic and you can lose weight That is actually untrue the Acai Berry has absolutely no effect on weight loss. In fact the FTC has has begun filing lawsuits against companies falsely claiming the Acai berry helps with weight loss. (MORE)

How do you juice a berry?

you squeeze it and if you want to remove the pulp you run the squeezed berries juice through a sieve

Why was the berry masher?

the berrie smasher was a very thick hammer that smooshed the berries either in half or smooshed it severly

Why do they call Barack Obama berry for a nickname?

Actually, it's "Barry." He went through a period of time in high school when he wanted an American-sounding name, so he changed Barack into a shortened version and it became his nickname-- "Barry." But he stopped using it in college and went back to his real name, Barack.

Is the berry 'redberry' a real berry?

Assuming that "RedBerry" was meant here. "RedBerry" is a wireless e-mail device mainly distributed in China. It is seen as a competitor to "BlackBerry" devices.

Is a strawberry a berry and is a banana?

Is a strawberry a berry? No. Many people think that a strawberry is a type of berry but itis not. If you do some additional research on this then you willfind this out too. Is a Banana a berry? Yes. This answer may seem surprising but it is most certainly true.Try going online and doing some additio (MORE)