Kate Douthat is a graduate student in the program for Ecology and Evolution at Rutgers. She is a Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Botany in Action Fellow and the Torrey Botanical Society Andrew Geller Native Plants Fellow
I love fruit, and my mission in Hawaii is to eat as much of it as I can. Botanically, a fruit is the fleshy, seed-container of a plant. While fruits all share the same basic parts, the variation is fascinating and delicious.