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Pistillate

pistillate Said of a flower bearing a pistil or pistils but not stamens, may refer also to a plant having only pistillate... 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

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

Barren

Barren 1. A tract of barren land. 2. Elevated lands or plains on which grow small trees, but not timber; as, pine barrens;... Read More

Disk

Disk 1. A discus; a quoit. Some whirl the disk, and some the javelin dart. (Pope) 2. A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of... Read More

Mule

Definition noun, plural: mules (zoology) A sterile hybrid offspring, especially of a male donkey and a female horse (botany)... Read More

Piston

piston (Science: machinery) A sliding piece which either is moved by, or moves against, fluid pressure. It usually consists... 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

Perfect flower

Definition noun, plural: perfect flowers A flower with male and female reproductive parts Supplement Flowers may be... Read More

Cohesion

Cohesion Definition What is cohesion? Cohesion, in science definition, refers to the state of cohering or sticking together... Read More

Angiosperm

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

Fruit

Definition noun, plural: fruits (1) (botany) The seed-bearing structure in angiosperms formed from the ovary after... Read More

Simple fruit

Definition noun, plural: simple fruits A type of fruit that develops from a single or compound ovary with only one pistil... Read More