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Flower Reproduction

Flower Reproduction - NWMS

Sepal Special leaves that support and protect the flower bud. Located underneath the petals of the flower.
Stamen Male reproductive part of a flower
Filament Thread-like (Stalk part) part of the stamen that connects the anther to the flower.
Anther Structure of a flower that produces pollen grains and includes nectar
Pollen Male plant reproductive cell
Style Tube that carries the pollen in the pistil from the stigma to the ovary
Pistil Female reproductive part of a flower
Stigma Top part of the pistil, where the pollen enters
Ovary Part of the female reproductive organ containing eggs
Eggs Female plant reproductive cell
Seed Fertilized egg
Pollination Transfer of pollen grains from the anther to the stigma of a flower
Fertilization The uniting (joining) of a sperm from pollen grains and eggs from the ovary takes place in this process
Germination The growth of the root through the seed coat, the seedling growing, then the shoot appears and breaks through the soil and the first leaves unfold
Petal Colorful leaves that surround the reproductive parts of a flower
Embryo Young plant in a seed
Thorns Where a plant would have a branch, this defense mechanism would be there instead
Spines A defense mechanism in place of the leaves on a plant
Prickles A defense mechanism that is any sort of pointed, sharp plant part that isn't where a branch or leaf would be. Example is roses.
Trichromes A type of defense mechanism that has hairs on a plant that might be located on stems, leaves, or branches
Seed Coat Protective covering of a seed before it starts to grow
Created by: jmarek15