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Sepals

enclose and protect bud

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Petals

attract pollinators

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Stamen

produce pollen in anther

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Pistil (Carpel)

produce ovule in ovary

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Gametophytes of Flowering Plants

pollen grain, embryo sac that contains the egg

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Double Fertilization

the fertilization process in angiosperms involving the joining of a female gametophyte with two male gametes, resulting in a triploid cell that develops into the endosperm

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Flowering Plant Reproduction

flowers form on the diploid sporophyte, flower parts undergo meiosis to produce haploid gametophytes

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Seed Development

a fertilized ovule composed of an embryo, an endosperm, and a seed coat

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Fruit Development

composed of an ovary wall and a mechanism for seed dispersal