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Unformatted text preview: Seed and Flower Dissection Conclusion (Lab 10a and 10c) In Labs 10a and 10b, my partner and I dissected plant seeds and flowers and recorded the differences in structure of both. By doing this, we were exposed to the wide array of diversity among flowers and seeds as well as the idea of “form fits function.” The flowers that I tested included a white rose, African Lilly, and Impatient and a yellow rose. The Lilly had 0 sepals, 6 pink pegals, 6 orange stamen, 1 pistil and had an ovary placed above the petals while the Impacient had 2 sepals, 3 pink petals, 1 stamen, 1 sepal, and an ovary also placed above the petals. The white rose had 5 sepals, 57 petals, more than 50 stamen, more than 40 pistils, and an ovary below the petals while the yellow rose instead had 6 sepals, 28 petals, more than 60 stamen, 4 pistils, and an ovary also below the petals. Drastic differences in sepal number may be due to the fact that the yellow rose was wilting at the time. A common characteristic among these due to the fact that the yellow rose was wilting at the time....
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ENG 100 taught by Professor Posh during the Summer '11 term at San Mateo Colleges.
- Summer '11