Plant Kingdom continued pt 2

Plant Kingdom continued pt 2 - C. Thigmotropism response to...

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Plant Kingdom continued pt 2 Characteristics of flowers A. Three types 1. Male 1.a.Stamen – consist of the anther (produces pollen) and filament (supports anther) 1.b. Pollen - sperm 2. Female 2.a.Pistil – consist of the stigma (where pollen lands), style (connects stigma 3. Sterile 3.a.Petals – colored parts, attract polinators 3.b. Sepals – green parts, protect flower parts Plant Growth I. Meristems – growing tissue of plants A. A.1. A.1.a. Produce hormones to suppress growth at sides A.1.b. Pinching this part off will increase lateral growth A.2. Response to reproduction in plants Plants respond to stimuli in their environment I. Tropism – growth of a plant in certain direction in response to a stimulus A. Phototropism – response to light B. Gravitropism – response to gravity
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Unformatted text preview: C. Thigmotropism response to touch II. II. Nastic movements movement in response to a stimulus III. A. Short and reversible IV. B. Examples: V. 1. Venus fly trap VI. 2. Mimosa Origin & Diversity Most common of the divisions of plants I. Mosses A. Non vascular (no xylem or phloem) B. No seeds C. Relay on water for reproduction (sperm swim) II. Fern A. Vascular B. No seeds C. Rely on water for reproduction III. Gymnosperms A. Vascular B. No flowers or fruits (make cones instead) C. Types C.I. Conifers pine, fir, cypress, spruce, redwood C.II. Examples cycad, ginkgoes, gnetae IV. Angiosperms A. Vascular B. Make flowers and fruits C. Two main divisions V. Monocots A. Parallel leaf veins B. Flower parts in 3s C. Fibrous roots D. Xylem & phloem scattered in stem VI. Dicots A. Netted leaf veins B. Flowers parts in 4s or 5s C. Taproots D. Xylem & phloem in bundles...
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