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Unformatted text preview: which ends in a stigma which receives the pollen from another flower. The ovules when fertilized will become seeds, while the whole ovary will be the fruit. The receptacle is the expanded end of the flower stalk. All the parts of the flower are attached to the receptacle. Nectaries are swellings, often at the base of the ovary or on the receptacle, which produce a sugary solution called nectar. Insects visit the flower and drink or collect this nectar. nectary tube ovule ovary nectary flower stalk receptacle sepal petal style stigma filament anther stamen The half-flower A drawing of a half-flower is a convenient method of representing flower structure. The flower is cut in halves with a razor blade. The outline of the cut surface is drawn, and the structures visible behind these are filled in. Half flower of Caesalpinia pulcherrima © D.G. Mackean...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course BIO 218 taught by Professor Young during the Fall '11 term at BYU.
- Fall '11