Mahua (Madhuca longifolia) belongs to family sapotaceae, is known for its sweet flowers which possess a lot of ethnic values among the tribal people for the development of various fermented and non-fermented food products.
The achene is the typical fruit of the sunflower family (Asteraceae). It is a small, one-seeded fruit containing a single seed. The seed is attached by a funiculus, but the seed coat is free from the inner wall of the pericarp. Achenes of the sunflower