8) Flower - AP Biology Flower 1 What is flower Flower = A...

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AP Biology Flower 1) What is flower? Flower = A specialized organ for sexual reproduction in angiosperm; pollinated by wind or animals Made out of modified sporophytes (leaves) with microscopic gametophytes inside Key adaptation of angiosperm along with fruits 2) Four major floral organs (modified leaves (sporophylls)) = Figure 1 - Fertile Parts = The floral parts where they produce gametes a) Stamens = Male reproductive organs; generate microspores Filament = A stalk that supports anthers Anther = A part where it produces pollens b) Carpel = Female reproductive organs; generate megaspores Stigma = A part where it receives pollens Style = A part where it conducts pollens from stigma to the ovary Ovary = A part where it contains ovules; becomes seed after fertilization - Sterile Parts = The floral parts where they do not produce gametes c) Sepals = Green & enclose the flower before it opens (rose buds) d) Petals = Brightly colored parts to attract animals for pollination
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