The middle layer of a pericarp which consists of three distinct or dissimilar layers.
The middle layer of a pericarp when it is differentiated into three layers
the often fleshy or succulent middle layer of the pericarp ( q.v.)
The middle layer of a pericarp; this is the fleshy part of some fruits.
The middle layer (usually fleshy) of the fruit wall of a drupe or other fruit.
the middle layer of a fruit's wall.
the fleshy portion of the wall of a succulent fruit inside the skin and outside the stony layer, if any, surrounding the seed(s).
The middle layer in a fruit wall, often fleshy and edible in a drupe, sometimes missing. Parent Term: Fruit_details Difficulty Level
Sarcocarp (Gr. "flesh" + "fruit"), or mesocarp, is a botanical term for the succulent and fleshy middle layer of the pericarp of drupaceous fruit, between the exocarp and the endocarp; it is usually the part of the fruit that is eaten. The term may also refer to any fruit which is fleshy throughout.