Stone fruit

Stone fruit is the common name given to fruits with a “stone” inside as a seed. The correct name is “drupe”.

Some drupes are coffee, jujube, mango, olive, most palms (including date, coconut and oil palms),pistachio, white sapote, and all members of the genus Prunus, including the almond,apricot, cherry, damson, nectarine, peach, and plum.

courtesy of Gmushrooms

Talking about fruit painters. Paul Cezanne, french post-impressionist painter, famous for his still life paintings of fruit, died today in 1906.

Basket of Apples, Paul Cezanne, 1985. Oil on canvas.


 

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