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Angiosperms Fall 2011 - Phylum Anthophyta...

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Phylum Anthophyta Angiosperms (Flowering Plants)
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Table 25-1 140 mya
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Angiosperms are most successful plants! Over 288,000 species 90% of all plants Major derived characters: flowers (with anthers and closed carpels) fruits double fertilization ovule with two integuments
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Parts of a flower In whorls or series Attached to shoot tip called a receptacle All are modified leaves; some bear sporangia so are sporophylls Four whorls: sepals, petals, stamens, pistils (pistils are composed of carpels)
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