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A fruit that has developed from more than one flower, in which the flowers were tightly clustered, and matured into a tight cluster of individual fruits - yet these flowers - ovaries/fruit are borne inside of the hollow, inverted receptacle (such as fig). The fleshy fruit consists mostly of receptacle tissue.

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