chapter_8 - Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds Outline Monocots and...

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Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds
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Outline Monocots and Dicots Flowers Fruits Dispersal Seeds
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Dicots versus Monocots Dicots Two cotyledons No pith in root Vascular bundles in ring Monocots One cotyledon Pith in root Vascular bundles scattered
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Dicots versus Monocots Dicots Flower parts in fours or fives Vascular cambium present Monocots Flower parts in threes Vascular cambium absent
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Flowers Flowers begin as primordium that swells into a bud at the tip of a peduncle Peduncle swells at its tip into a receptacle Other flower parts are attached to the receptacle
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Flowers Outermost (bottom) whorl consists of sepals Calyx Next whorl consists of petals Corolla Calyx and corolla form the perianth
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Flowers Stamens = male reproductive organ Filament = stalk Anther = produces pollen grains
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Flowers Pistil = female reproductive organ Stigma = opening for pollen Style = tube connecting stigma and style Ovary = contains ovule
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course BIOL 1411 taught by Professor Veazey during the Spring '08 term at Southwest Texas Junior College.

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chapter_8 - Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds Outline Monocots and...

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