Explain the function of each part of the flower in simple language..

Asked by  | 24th Feb, 2013, 07:49: AM

Expert Answer:

Peduncle: The stalk of a flower.
Receptacle: The part of a flower stalk where the parts of the flower are attached.
Sepal: The outer parts of the flower (often green and leaf-like) that enclose ans protect the developing bud.
Petal: The parts of a flower that are often conspicuously colored in order to attract the pollinators like insects.
Stamen: It consists of anther and filament. Anther is the part of the stamen where pollen is produced.
Pistil: It consists of stigma, style and ovary. Ovary is the enlarged basal portion of the pistil where ovules are produced. Stigma is the part of the pistil where pollen germinates.

Answered by  | 25th Feb, 2013, 08:23: AM

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