Unformatted text preview: the style, which has a forked stigma. There is a single ovule in the ovary. In some compositae, including Aspelia , the outer florets with conspicuous petals have no reproductive organs and are said to be ‘sterile’ florets. Only the inner florets carry the reproductive organs. Aspelia- inner floret stigma style 5 anthers fused round style petal tube joined sepals Aspelia latifolia inflorescence Sterile outer floret joined sepals 5 petals joined together © D.G. Mackean inner florets petals of outer florets * Aspelia latifolia is an African plant...
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- Fall '11
- Plants, Compositae, Aspelia inflorescence, inner florets