Unformatted text preview: gravitropism – plants grow with roots down and shoots up in response to gravity phototropism – plants grow and move toward light (not photosynthesis) Thigmotropism – plants move in response to touch – venus fly trap and mimosa leaves curling 7. Which cycad is native to Florida? coontie or Zamia floridana – the answer had to be exact here, there are many Zamias 8. (Circle one) Which cycad cone (reproductive structure) is bigger? M A L E O R FEMALE 9. Why did the Confederate soldiers get sick eating Florida arrowroot, but the Seminoles did not? The Seminoles knew how to detoxify the caudex by leaching out toxins before eating it. The soldiers did not know how to do this. (The Seminoles were NOT more tolerant to the toxin) 10. In what region(s) of the world do you find cycads growing native? Tropics and subtropics...
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- Fall '08
- Plants, Plant morphology, Venus Flytrap, Cycad, Zamia