Flower parts and Their Functions

Question or Hint Answer or Word
  1. David and Prynce wondered why the stigma was sticky. David believed it was like that to are attract insects to the flower. However, Prynce believed that it was sticky to help reproduce plant offspring. Explain how both are correct about the stigma. The sticky substance is nectar that attracts the insects caring the pollen on their bodies that sticks on the stigma. The pollen on the stigma travels down the style to pollinate the plant eggs so the flower can produce other flowers.
  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 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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