BiologyRainier Jr/Sr High SchoolMr. Taylor
Sepals and petals
SepalsThese modified leaves surround and protect the developing flower budOften green, sometimes they are brightly colored (poinsettia)PetalsThese are frequently brightly colored to attract animal pollinators.
Thestamensare the male parts of the flower.Filamentsare long, slender structures that support the antherAnthersare the pollen-producing part of the flower.
Pistilsare the female part of the flowerOvary: the part of the pistil where theovules(ova) are formed and mature.Style: an elongated stalk that connects the ovary to the stigmaStigma: an enlarged, sticky “cap” that catches and traps pollen.
Acomplete flowerhas all the flower parts present.Anincomplete floweris missing one or more flower parts.
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