Flashcards - Reproduction of Flowering Plants

Flashcards - Reproduction of Flowering Plants
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pedicel
A pedicel is a stem that attaches a single flower to the inflorescence
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inflorescence
An inflorescence is a group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches
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pollen grains
Pollen is a fine to coarse powdery substance comprising pollen grains which are male microgametophytes of seed plants, which produce male gametes
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ovary
The ovary is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs in the female as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system
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ovary
The ovary is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs in the female as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system
pollen grains
Pollen is a fine to coarse powdery substance comprising pollen grains which are male microgametophytes of seed plants, which produce male gametes
inflorescence
An inflorescence is a group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches
pedicel
A pedicel is a stem that attaches a single flower to the inflorescence
endosperm
Endosperm is a tissue produced inside the seeds of most of the flowering plants following fertilization
Fruits
In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants formed from the ovary after flowering
parthenocarpy
In botany and horticulture, parthenocarpy is the natural or artificially induced production of fruit without fertilization of ovules
accessory fruit
An accessory fruit is a fruit in which some of the flesh is derived not from the ovary but from some adjacent tissue exterior to the carpel

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