Walnut: The walnut is the fruit of the walnut tree, a large tree (Juglandaceae family - Botanical name: Juglans L.), with compound leaves, flowers arranged in hanging catkins.
Walnut trees are originally found in temperate environments on the Eurasian continent and in Africa. Botanically, the fruit of the walnut is a drupe whose outer fleshy part, the pericarp, cannot be eaten. The edible nut is actually the dry kernel of this drupe. In the common nut, the ...
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