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Flashcards in Parts of Flowers and Leaves Deck (19):
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Peduncle

The stalk of a flower.

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Receptacle

The part of a flower stalk where the parts of the flower are attached

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Sepal

The outer parts of the flower (often green and leaf-like) that enclose a developing bud.

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Petal

The parts of a flower that are often conspicuously colored.

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Stamen

The pollen producing part of a flower, usually with a slender filament supporting the anther.

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Anther

The part of the stamen where pollen is produced.

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Pistil

The ovule producing part of a flower. The ovary often supports a long style, topped by a stigma. The mature ovary is a fruit, and the mature ovule is a seed.

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Stigma

The part of the pistil where pollen germinates.

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Ovary

The enlarged basal portion of the pistil where ovules are produced.

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carpels

the female reproductive organ

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style

a tube on top of the ovary

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perfect flowers

have both male and female reproductive organs

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imperfect flowers

have only male reproductive organs or only female reproductive organs

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Complete flowers

stamens, a pistil, petals, and sepals.

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Incomplete flowers

lack either stamens, a pistil, petals, or sepals

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cuticle

the waxy, water-repelling layer on the outer surface of a leaf that helps keep it from dying out

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epidermis

the protective, outler layer of cells on the surface of a leaf.

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mesophyll

the chlorophyll-containing leaf tissue located between the upper and lower epidermis.

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stoma (plural stomata)

a pore (or opening) in a plant's leaves where water vapor and other gases leave and enter the plant.