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presence of pappus is the characteristic of which fruit? Caryopsis Cypsela Achene Samara

presence of pappus is the characteristic of which fruit?
  1. Caryopsis
  2. Cypsela
  3. Achene
  4. Samara

Grade:12th pass

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Sumit Majumdar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 137 Points
7 years ago
Dear student,
Presence of pappus is the characteristic of Achene.
The fruit of the Asteraceae is achene-like. It may sometimes be winged or spiny because of the pappus, which is derived from calyx tissue often remains on the fruit.
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