Diagram of a typical drupe (peach), showing both fruit and seed
The development sequence of a typical drupe, a smooth-skinned (nectarine) type of peach (Prunus persica) over a 7 1⁄2-month period, from bud formation in early winter to fruit ripening in midsummer
Date fruit clumps
Assorted drupes
Phoenix dactylifera trunk section. As with other members of the palm family, date palms do not produce tree rings.
The peach is a typical drupe (stone fruit)
Germination of date palm
'Elena', a freestone prune plum
Mazafati dates
The pit of a nectarine
Sooty mould, nymph and larval cuticle of Ommatissus lybicus - taken on date palm in Oman
Unripe drupes of black pepper
Date palm stump showing the fibrous structure
'Black Butte' blackberry, a bramble fruit of aggregated drupelets
A fresh date seller in Cairo, 1955
A ripe areca nut
Antique date forks in rack
Ginkgo "fruits", often noted as drupe-like
Sweet sap tapped from date palm in West Bengal, India
Dried date, peach, and apricot from Lahun, Fayum, Egypt. Late Middle Kingdom
Date Palm in the Coat of arms of Saudi Arabia
thumb|right|Fresh dates, clockwise from top right: crunchy, crunchy opened, soft out of skin, soft
Date seller in the old souq in Kuwait City

Flowering plants that produce drupes include coffee, jujube, mango, olive, most palms (including açaí, date, sabal, coconut and oil palms), pistachio, white sapote, cashew, and all members of the genus Prunus, including the almond, apricot, cherry, damson, peach, nectarine, and plum.

- Drupe

Dates contain a single stone about 2 - 2.5 cm long and 6 - 8 mm thick.

- Date palm
Diagram of a typical drupe (peach), showing both fruit and seed

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