REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS PISTIL – female reproductive organ of the flower which includes the: Stigma Style Ovary STAMEN – male reproductive organ Anther Filament
CLASSIFICATION OF FLOWERSAccdg. to PARTS: COMPLETE FLOWER A flower having all four floral parts: sepals, petals, stamens, and carpels. INCOMPLETE FLOWER A flower lacking either sepals, petals, stamens, or pistils
CLASSIFICATION OF FLOWERSAccdg. to SYMMETRY: REGULAR FLOWER – a radially symmetric flower. Examples: WATER LILY DAISY
CLASSIFICATION OF FLOWERS IRREGULAR FLOWER – a flower in which one or more members of a whorl differ in form from other members Example: Pea flower
CLASSIFICATION OF FLOWERSAccdg. to SEXES: PERFECT – flower showing both carpels and stamens IMPERFECT – flower with only one reproductive organ, either female or male
CLASSIFICATION OF FLOWERSAccdg. to COMPOSITION: SIMPLE – a flower head made up of few flowers Example: Gumamela COMPOUND - a flower head made up of many small flowers appearing as a single bloom. Example: marigold
INFLORESCENCES It is the mode of development and arrangement of flowers on an axis.
POLLINATION The transfer of pollen from the anthers of a flower to the stigma of the same flower or of another flower.
TYPES OF POLLINATION Cross-pollination - occurs when pollen is delivered to a flower from a different plant Self-pollination - occurs when pollen from one flower pollinates the same flower or other flowers of the same individual
AGENTS OF POLLINATION Wind Water Insects Mammals Birds
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