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8. Mango and coconut are ‘drupe’ type of fruits. In mango fleshy mesocarp is edible. What is the edible part of coconut? What does milk of tender coconut represent?


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The endosperm is the edible part of a coconut. The oily endosperm in the liquid form constitutes the milk of a tender coconut. After some time, this milk becomes flesh as it gets deposited along the walls of endocarp.

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