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Parts of the flower and their functions
Biology As 1.4 Flowering Plants
brightly coloured, attract insects
male part of the flower, made up of anther and filament
produces male gametes - pollen
supports anther to make it accessible to insects
After fetilisation, the ovary swells to produce fruit
In seed plants, the female reproductive part that produces the gamete - egg
female parts of the flower, consisting of the stigma and the style
sticky portion at the top of the style where pollen grains usually land
the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma, grows pollen tube
male gamete - contains half the genetic information for the production of anew plant
external covering of flower bud
cell division that produces gametes - occurs in the ovary and anther