Explain how self pollination is favoured in cleistogamous flower

Asked by collinkalayilroy | 14th Oct, 2018, 05:42: PM

Expert Answer:

In cleistogamy, the flowers are intersexual. They remain closed causing self-pollination. In these flowers, anthers and stigma lie close. When the dehiscion occurs in the flower buds by anthers, pollen grains come in contact with stigma to effect pollination which blocks the path of cross-pollens. For example- Balsam

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 14th Oct, 2018, 10:00: PM