Plant Morphology Quiz

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What is plant morphology?

The study of the physical form and external structure of plants

What is the outermost whorl of leaves in a flower called?

Calyx

What is the structure in a flower that represents the female sexual organ?

Gynoecium

What does the androecium represent in a flower?

Male sexual organ

What happens to the anther in the androecium of a flower?

Dehiscence for the liberation of pollen grains

What is the purpose of the calyx in a flower?

Protection of the flower bud

Which part of a flower represents the male sexual organ?

Androecium

What is the function of the corolla in a flower?

Attracting pollinators

What is the role of the gynoecium in a flower?

Representing the female sexual organ

What is the structure in a flower that is composed of sepals and forms the outermost whorl of leaves?

Calyx

Study Notes

Plant Morphology

  • Plant morphology is the study of the shape and structure of plants.

Flower Structure

  • The outermost whorl of leaves in a flower is called the calyx.
  • The structure in a flower that represents the female sexual organ is the gynoecium.
  • The androecium represents the male sexual organ in a flower.
  • In the androecium of a flower, the anther produces pollen and eventually opens, releasing the pollen.
  • The calyx protects the flower bud before it opens.
  • The male sexual organ in a flower is represented by the androecium.
  • The corolla attracts pollinators and guides them to the reproductive parts of the flower.
  • The gynoecium is responsible for producing ovules, which contain the female gametes.
  • The structure in a flower composed of sepals and forming the outermost whorl of leaves is the calyx.

Test your knowledge of plant morphology with this quiz focusing on the physical form, external structure, and development of flowering plants (Angiospermae). Explore the structure of a typical flower and its role in sexual reproduction.

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