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Flashcards in Plant Deck (11):
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Carpel/pistil

Female part of the flower. Consisting of the stigma style ovary and ovals

2

Petals

Often brightly coloured to attract birds and insects for pollination

3

Ovary

Base of carpel where ovals develop

4

Sepals

Leaf like structure at flower base, protects young flower bud

5

Stem

Supports and holds the flower

6

Ovule

These are the eggs and once fertilised, became the seeds

7

Filament

Slender part of the stamen that supports the anther

8

Stamen

Male part of the flower, consisting of the anther pollin and filament.

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Stigma

Production of polin grains

10

Anther

Pollen grains will germinate only if they land here

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Style

Supports the stigma through which the pollen tube grows