Flower parts and Their Functions

Question or Hint Answer or Word
  1. David and Prynce wondered why the stigma was sticky. They had different ideas about why it was stinky to the touch. David believed it was like that so insect are attracted to the flower. However, Prynce believed that it was so to help reproduce plant offs They are both right because the sticky substance found on the stigma is the nectar that attract the insects with the pollen that will stick to the nectar on the stigma. The pollen stuck to the stigma will be carried down the style into the ovary to pollin
  2. Inside the ovule, you will find plant eggs or reproductive cells (wrong answers: stems, pollen, sap, a butterfly)
  3. Petals are usually __________than sepals. wider,lighter colored, and softer (wrong answers: narrower, lighter colored, and softer, wider, darker colored, and softer, longer, thinner, and lighter, none or correct)
  4. What parts of the flower are female parts and what are their function? The female parts of a flower are the ovary and ovule. The ovary protects and house the ovule. The ovule are the plant eggs or reproductive cells that produce new flowers.
  5. What is the male part of the flower? both filament and anther (wrong answers: petal, filament, anther, sepal)
  6. Explain the function of the sepal. The function of the sepal is to cover and protect the insides parts of a flower.

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