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adhension

is an attraction between different substances

angiosperms

flowering plants that produce seeds in fruit

anther

the part of the stamen that contains pollen

bromeliads

a tropical plant that usually lives in the air

capillary action

a phenomenon associated with surface tension and resulting in the elevation or depression of liquids in capillaries

carpal

innermost part of a flower that produces the female gametophyte

cone

the reproductive structure of a gymnosperm

cotyledons

the stored food inside one or two seed leaves.

cross pollination

when pollen is transferred from an anther on one plant to the stigma on another. this method may produce a variety of hybrids

dicots

A term traditionally used to refer to flowering plants that have two embryonic seed leaves, or cotyledons.

fibrous roots

net like and branches extensivley underground

filament

the stalk of a stamen

flower

reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts

fruit

A mature ovary of a flower that protects dormant seeds and aids in their dispersal.

germination

the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow

grafting

a form of artificial asexual reproduction in which the branch of one plant is inserted into the stem of another plant

gravitropism

response of a plant to the force of gravity

gymnosperms

classication of plant which produce seeds which are "naked" (unenclosed)

monocots

angiosperms that have only one seed leaf

nonvascular plants

plant that absorbs water and other substances directly thorugh its cells

ovary

a structure containing egg cells; the base of a pistil in a flower

petal

part of the flower that produces sweet smelling nectar and attracts pollinators

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