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Flower structure and function

Angiospermophyte flower structure and function for IB Biology
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Sepal
A leaf-like structure that encloses the bud of a flower
Stigma
Sticky portion at the top of the style, where pollen grains land
Style
The narrow elongated part between the ovary and the stigma
Ovary
The organ that protects the ovules of a flower, and develops into a fruit.
Ovule
A structure that develops in the ovary and contains the female gamete. Develops into seeds.
Stamen
The male reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of an anther and a filament.
Anther
Structure which produces pollen grains.
Filament
A long, thin structure that supports an anther.
Pollen
The fine dust-like granules that contain the male gametes of seed plants.
Petal
Brightly colored structure that attracts insects to a flower
Carpel
The female reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of the stigma, style, and ovary.