Asked by: Saifeddine Andrei
asked in category: General Last Updated: 17th April, 2020

What are real vegetables?

By those standards, seedy outgrowths such as apples, squash and, yes, tomatoes are all fruits, while roots such as beets, potatoes and turnips, leaves such as spinach, kale and lettuce, and stems such as celery and broccoli are all vegetables.

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Similarly, it is asked, what vegetables are man made?

10 Fruits, Nuts, And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-Made

  • 3 Tangelo.
  • 4 Boysenberry.
  • 5 Grapefruit.
  • 6 Almond.
  • 7 Banana.
  • 8 Peanut.
  • 9 Orange.
  • 10 Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Kale, And More. Cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, brussels sprouts, collard greens, kohlrabi, and several closely related vegetables originated from the same plant species, Brassica oleracea.

Subsequently, question is, what are examples of vegetables? The head, or flower, vegetables include artichokes, broccoli, and cauliflower. The fruits commonly considered vegetables by virtue of their use include cucumbers, eggplant, okra, sweet corn, squash, peppers, and tomatoes. Seed vegetables are usually legumes, such as peas and beans.

Considering this, is a cucumber a fruit or a vegetable?

By this definition, a cucumber is a fruit. It develops from the flower of the cucumber plant and contains the seeds. This also means that lots of other “vegetables” are also fruits: beans, peppers, pumpkins, okra, and of course, tomatoes.

Do vegetables exist biologically?

“The term vegetable doesn't exist in botanical terminology.” Tamara Kershner's comment echoes this edict: “Vegetable is a general term that doesn't exist in the biological world.” From a biological perspective then, there is no such thing as veg. There are just plants.

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