Gametogenesis

Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants The flower is the reproductive part of a plant. In papaya, the flower is unisexual and contains either stamen or pistil and it may be bisexual as in mustard, and hibiscus. Parts of flower – sepals, petals, stamens, and pistil. Calyx – consisting of sepals, Read more…

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Floral diagram and formula of family Solanaceae

Floral Diagram and formula

Floral  Diagram and Formula Floral Diagram: The diagram that illustrates the relative position and number of parts present in each whorl in a flower is termed the floral diagram. It provides information about the number of parts of a flower, their arrangement, and the relation they share with one another. Read more…

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The Fruit - Morphology

The Fruit – Morphology of Flowering Plants

The Fruit – Morphology The fruit is a characteristic feature of flowering plants. It is a mature or ripened ovary that develops after fertilization. Sometimes fruit also develops without fertilization, which is called a parthenocarpic fruit. Types of fruits: parthenocarpic fruit: The fruit develops without fertilization, and it is a Read more…

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Parts of a flower

The Flower

The flower   The flower is a modified shoot, meant for sexual reproduction, so it is a reproductive unit in the angiosperms. A typical or complete flower cansists four main parts i.e. Calyx and Corolla (as accessory organs) and Androecium and Gynoecium (reproductive organs). All these parts are arranged in Read more…

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inflorescence

Inflorescence in flowers

Inflorescence in flowers The reproductive shoot-bearing group or cluster of flowers, that arrangement or specific pattern of flowers on the floral axis is called an inflorescence. The main axis of an inflorescence is called a peduncle. Inflorescence can be divided into the following types: Racemose Inflorescence Cymose Inflorescence Compound /mixed Read more…

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