A type of dried fruit that has a seed attached to a wing, which often causes the fruit to spin downward when it falls from a tree. Most Maples have paired samaras in clusters, while most Ashes and Tree-of-Heaven have single samaras in large clusters.
A kind of fruit. Thin "wings" are attached to the seed. Maples have "helicopters", the most commonly known samara. However, ashes and elms also have samaras. [To return to previous page, click your browser's BACK button then scroll through the page to your last location