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Does Cantaloupe have male and female fruit?

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2007-06-16 18:20:19
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No. All fruit are enlarged ovaries of the plant. the seeds are usually surrounded by the sweet flesh of the fruit. All cantaloupe are therefore a female part. flowering plants that produce fruits do have flowers with male and female parts, though.

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