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22 terms

Standard 10 Part 1

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adhesion
attraction between unlike molecules
angiosperms
flowering plant; bears its seeds within a layer of tissue that protects the seed
anther
flower structure in which haploid male gametophytes are produced
bromeliads
a tropical plant that usually lives in the air
capillary action
tendency of water to rise in a thin tube
carpel
innermost part of a flower that produces the female gametophytes
cone
in gymnosperms, a seed-bearing structure
cotyledons
seed leaf in a plant embryo
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
angiosperm whose seeds have two cotyledons
fibrous roots
part of a root system in which roots branch to such an extent that no single root grows larger than the rest
filament
a long, thin structure that supports an anther
flower
seed-bearing structure of an angiosperm
fruit
thick wall of tissue surrounding an angiosperm seed
germination
early growth stage of a plant embryo
grafting
use of a stem as a scion.
gravitropism
tendency of a plant to grow in direction in response to the force of gravity
gymnosperm
seed plant that bears its seeds directly on the surfaces of cones
monocots
angiosperm whose seeds have one cotyledon
nonvascular plants
plant that absorbs water and other substances directly thorugh its cells
ovary
in plants, a flower structure that contains one or more ovules from which female gametophytes are produced
petal
brightly colored structure just inside the sepals; attracts insects and other pollinators to a flower