Sunday, 3 March 2013

9.3.1 Structure of an animal-pollinated dicotyledonous Plant

  • Sepals cover the flower structure while the flower is developing and in some species these are modified to petals
  • Petals surround the male and female flower parts and its function is to attract animal pollinators.
  • Stigma is the surface on which pollen lands and the pollen tube grows down to the ovary.
  • Style connects the stigma to the ovary.
  • Ovary contains the ovules of the plant.
  • Filament supports the anther that contain the pollen and together they are called the stamen.