Figs are technically not fruit, they are actually inverted flowers


Hyderabad: 19 \8\2022, Figs are technically not fruit– they're actually inverted flowers. They require a specific kind of pollination that can only come from fig wasps (1.5mm big) –wasps that have to DIE INSIDE the fruit in order for the fruit to mature, since figs cannot be pollinated by wind or normal bees.
Edit Per search: Contrary to popular belief, ripe figs are not full of dead wasps and the "crunchy bits" in the fruit are only seeds. The fig actually produces an enzyme called ficain (also known as ficin) which digests the dead wasp and the fig absorbs the nutrients to create the ripe fruits and seeds.

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