Fruit. Botanically, the coconut fruit is a drupe, not a true nut. Like other fruits,
it has three layers: the exocarp, mesocarp, and endocarp.
Coconuts are classified as a fibrous one-seeded drupe. A drupe is a fruit with a
hard stony covering enclosing the seed (like a peach or olive) and comes from ...
Includes: difference between fruits and nuts, and the coconut is clearly a fruit.
There is also a readily available food source that nourishes the blossoming plant.
This food source is called the endosperm. In the coconut fruit, the endosperm ...
Mar 13, 2011 ... Coconut, the seed of a drupaceous fruit, has typically not been restricted in the
diets of people with tree nut allergy. However, in October of ...
Oct 28, 2010 ... Perhaps our mixed emotions have something to do with our confusion over
coconuts—are they a fruit, a nut, or a seed? Coconuts can actually ...
A very interesting case came up on the supreme court desk here in India, is
coconut a fruit, nut or vegetable. I will post the courts ruling on iy here but till then
Feb 20, 2013 ... Botanically speaking, a coconut is a fibrous one-seeded drupe, also known as a
dry drupe. A drupe is a fruit with a hard stony covering ...
Jun 12, 2013 ... Dr. Scott Sicherer: Despite its name, coconut is not actually a nut, but a fruit.
Regardless, the Food and Drug Administration considers it a tree ...
Dec 5, 2013 ... One of the most common questions we are asked by patients with tree nut allergy
is whether coconut is a fruit or a nut. Unfortunately, the ...