Carpo, or Karpo, belongs to the Greek pantheon. She was part of a seasonal nature goddess triune (aka the Horai or Horae). This beauty represented Autumn, while her counter parts were Spring and Summer. The Horai were not just the seasons, but the fruit of the seasons, so Carpo represented the harvests in the fall. Being the end of the seasons which produce food, Carpo is also considered a counterpart to Demeter (another goddess associated with Autumn and harvests). The name Carpo translates as fruit or produce, and the English language borrows this word for scientific terminology used in botany, such as carpophore and carpogonial.
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