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The group of plants that produce covered seeds.
Collective term for the sepals of a flower.
Collective term for the petals of a flower.
Often brightly coloured flower structures that serve to attract pollinators.
Often green petals that form the outer layer of a flower and protect the developing bud.
Sticky upper lip that captures pollen.
Structure that supports the stigma.
Collective term for the female parts of a flower.
Collective term for the male parts of a flower.
Structure that supports the anther.
Pollen-producing structure on a flower.
Refers to a flower that contains all four parts.
Refers to a flower that contains male and female parts.
Refers to a flower that has either only a stamen or a pistil.
Structure that surrounds the seed that develops from the ovary.
Structures within the ovary in which the egg develops.
Refers to the dispersal strategy in which plants release their seeds through explosion.
A fruit that develops from a single ovary.
A fruit that develops from several ovaries of the same flower.
A fruit that forms from several ovaries of different flowers.
Refers to plants that produce two different types of spores.
Structure that will develop into the male gametophyte.
Structure that will develop into the female gametophyte.
Term for the male gametophyte in gymnosperms and angiosperms.
Term for the female gametophyte in angiosperms.
The ploidy of the endosperm in angiosperms.
Refers to the fertilization of the egg by one sperm and the polar nuclei of another sperm that occurs in angiosperms.
The cell within pollen that forms the pollen tube.
The cell within the pollen that forms the 2 sperm.
Refers to the two central nuclei within the embryo sac.
Refers to the 2 cells located on either side of the egg cell within the embryo sac.
Refers to the 3 cells located on the opposite end of the embryo sac from the egg.
Term for the outer layer of the ovule, which develops to form the seed coat after fertilization occurs.
Swollen structure at the base of the pistil.
Phylum to which the flowering plants belong.
First leaves of a seedling.
Class of flowering plants that have scattered vascular bundles, have floral parts in threes, parallel veins, herbacious stems and one cotyledon (MS. PHO)
Class of flowering plants that have vascular bundles in a ring, floral parts in fours or fives, branched veins, either herbacious or woody stems and two cotyledons (DR. BET)