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plant repro-Josh R.
plant reproduction-Josh R.
|frond||leaf of a fern that grows from the rhizome|
|spore||haploid cells produced in the gametophyte stage that can divide by mitosis to form plant structures or an entire new plant or can develope into sex cells|
|germintation||series of events that results in the growth of a plant|
|gametophyte stage||plant life cycle stage that begins when cells in reproductive organs undergo meiosis and produce haploid cells|
|sporophyte stage||plant life cycle stage that begins when an egg is fertilized by a sperm|
|ovary||swollen base of an angiosperms pistil, where egg-producing ovules are found|
|sore||fern structures in which spores are produced|
|ovule||in seed plants, the female reproductive part that reproduces eggs|
|stamen||male reproductive organ inside the flower of an angiosperm; consists of an anther, where pollen grains form, and a filament|
|pollen grain||small structure produced by the male reproductive organs of a seed plant|
|pollination||transfer of pollen grains to the female part of a seed plant by agents, such as gravity, water, wind,and animals|
|prothallus||small, green, heart shaped gametophyte plant form of a fern, that can make it's own food and absorb water and nutrients from the soil|
|pistil||female reproductive organ inside the flower of an angiosperm; consists of a sticky stigma, where pollen grains land, and an ovary|