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Carpel

Carpel (Science: plant biology) An organ (generally believed to be a modified foliar unit) at the centre of a flower,... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Anther

The floral diversity on this planet is huge. And if you peep into the sub-category of angiosperms among this floral... Read More

Self pollination

Definition noun (botany) A type of pollination in which the pollen from the anther of the flower is transferred to the... Read More

Style

style (Science: botany) An elongated part of a carpel, or group of fused carpels, between the ovary and the... Read More

Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Follicle

Follicle 1. (Science: anatomy) Generally a small sac or vesicle. 2. (Science: botany) a kind of fruit formed from a single... Read More

Stigma

stigma The pollen-receptive surface of a carpel or group of fused carpels, usually sticky. The apical end of the style where... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction involving the fusion of haploid female gamete (egg cell) and haploid male... Read More

Suture

Definition noun, plural: sutures (anatomy) A line of junction or the joint between two articulating bones, especially of the... Read More

Reproductive system

Definition noun An organ system that functions primarily for the purpose of reproduction, and is comprised of sex... Read More

Apocarpous gynoecium

Apocarpous gynoecium is comprised by the set of many simple pistils (consistig of only one carpel). Characteristic fruit for... Read More