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7.11: Angiosperms

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angiosperms

Plants that produce flowers and fruits.

anther

Structure that contains pollen in a flower.

calyx

All of the sepals together, or the outside of the flower.

carpel

“Female” part of the flower; it includes the stigma, style, and ovary.

corolla

Petals of a flower collectively.

cross-fertilization

Pollen from one flower travels to a stigma of a flower on another plant.

filament

Stalk that holds up the anther.

ovary

Large, bottom part of the carpel where the ovules are contained.

ovules

Part of the ovary that is the female gametophyte; after fertilization, ovules become the seed.

pollen

Powder-like substance; it contains gametophytes that produce the male gamete of seed plants.

pollinator

Animal, such as a bird or an insect, that carries pollen from one flower to another.

self-pollination

Pollen falls on the stigma of the same flower.

sepal

Green outside of the flower.

stamen

Part of the flower that produces pollen.

stigma

Part of the carpel on which the pollen must land for fertilization to occur.

style

Tube that makes up part of the carpel.

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