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Abeka Biology - Chapter 3

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Monoecious plant
A plant where Boothe staminate and pistillate flowers are produced
Dioecious plants
plants that produce staminate and pistillate flowers with the two types of flowers born on different plants
Fruit
Any ripened ovary
Pollination
The transfer of pollen from an anther to the stigma portion of a pistil
Fertilization
When a sperm cell fuses with the egg cell in the ovule
Berries
Simple fruits where the entire ovary is fleshy and juicy
Drupes
simple fruits that have an outer fleshy layer and an inner woody layer(the stone)that surrounds the seed
Pomes
simple fruits with an outer fleshy layer and an inner papery core
Legumes
simple fruits that consist of a pod enclosing several seeds. They are not fleshy and juicy
Samaras
Small dry seeds that have one or two winglike structures attached to them
Nuts
Simple dry fruit that consist of a seed inside a hard shell
Achenes
Simple fruits consisting of a seed and a shell
Grains
Fruits o the grass family that have a seed inside a shell
Aggregate fruits
Fruits that form from one flower that has several pistils
Cotyledons
Sections of a seed that contain stored food

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