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Unformatted text preview: f pollen in transferring sperm to ovules 5 No water required The development of seeds from fertilized ovules o Pine Life Cycle Figure 30.6 6 Concept 30.3: The reproductive adaptations of angiosperms include flowers and fruits
Angiosperms, a.k.a., flowering plants
“covered seeds” 7
Derived traits are the reproductive structures called flowers and fruits
The most widespread and diverse of all plants
90% of all extant plant species
Found in the South Pacific
Figure 30.13 8 Monocots
Grasses, palm trees, lilies, wheat, barley, several grains
One seed leaf
The majority of angiosperms
Two seed leaves
Trees, bushes, zucchini 9
Specialized for asexual reproduction
Specialized shoot with modified leaves
Sepals – enclose the flower
protect flower before it blooms
Petals – brightly colored, attract pollinators
smaller petals for flowers that distribute pollen through the...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course BIOL 1202 taught by Professor Gregg during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08