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Flashcards in Plant Reproduction Deck (12):
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Male reproductive organ

Stamen

2

Sperm of a plant

Pollen

3

Female reproductive organ

Pistil

4

Pollinators

Birds, butterflies, bees, hummingbirds all pollinate plants

When these animals land on the flower, it brushes pollen into the pollen tube

Pollinators- living things that carry pollen

5

Pollen tube germination

Sperm cell (pollen) sticks to the stigma and goes down the tube and into the ovaries. It will then develops fruit and fertilize

6

Stigma

Female

Catches the pollen grains

7

Style

Female

Holds up the stigma

Pollen tube forms

8

Ovary

Female

Makes eggs

Developed into fruit

Fertilization occurs

Swollen base of pistil containing ovules

9

Ovules

In the ovary

Sacs containing female gametes

10

Anther

Where pollen is produced and stored

11

Pollen grains

Cases containing male gametes

12

Filament

Stalk that supports the anther