Umbilicus of Plants

  • Mohamed Fahmy


Almost most of the whole creatures and every being had an umbilicus, as a reminder of its past or as a centrepiece of its architecture; the fruit has a stem that connects it to its branch, when it is ripe, and when it falls, it leaves a scar, as a navel, with very few exceptions; this is true for vegetables, fruits, fungi and mushrooms.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed Fahmy
    • 1
  1. 1.Pediatric SurgeryAl Azher University Pediatric SurgeryCairoEgypt

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