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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 250,000 species 90% of all extant plant species Angiosperm Diversity Amborella Found in the South Pacific Water Lily Star Anise Southern Magnolia Figure 30.12 Figure 30.13 Figure 30.13 8 Monocots Grasses, palm trees, lilies, wheat, barley, several grains One seed leaf Eudicots The majority of angiosperms Two seed leaves Trees, bushes, zucchini 9 Flowers 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.

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