Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Apocarpous, having the carpels distinct, a term applicable, for example, to the fruit of the family Ranunculaceae and of many Rosacea, such as the bramble (Rubus), in which each carpel resembles a plum in miniature, and the strawberry, in which the dry, one-seeded carpels are scattered over a fleshy outgrowth.