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i)Unisexual flower –a flower with only one of the reproductiveparts either male or female flower.iv)Staminate flower –maleflower.v)Pistillate flower –female flower.vi)Monoecious plant –bears both male and female parts of theflower.vii)Dioecious plants -the plant is either male or femalee.g. in paw paw.viii)Hermaphrodite or bisexual flower –hasboth the male and female parts.ix)Regular or actinomorphic flower –a flower that can be dividedinto tow similar halves by any vertical section passing throughthe center i.e. radial symmetry such as in morning glory.x)Irregular or zygomorphic flower –can be divided into twosimilar halves on one particular plane only i.e. bilateralsymmetry e.g. in clotalaria.xi)Pedicillate flower-flower with a stalk. xii)Solitary flower –areflowers occurring singly. xiii)Inflorescence –flowers that growin clusters. xiv)Essential parts of the flower –are theandroecium and gynoecium.

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Winter
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Pollination, Pollen, unisexual flower

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