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BasicFlowerStructure

stigma carpel
gynoecium
locule style Flowerisperfect
pollen Flowerismonoecious
ovule ovary
anther
filament stamen
androecium
petal
corolla
sepal perianth
receptacle
calyx Perianthiscomplete
pedicel


SomeExampleStories:

PerfectFlowers:Peaexclusivelyselfpollinating
Hibiscusselfpollinatingifnotcrossed
Cherryselfincompatibleonlyoutcrosses

ImperfectFlowers:Begoniaunisexualbutmonoecious
Hollyunisexualanddioecious

Variable:Cucumbermale,perfect,female,parthenocarpic


BasicFlowerStructure

stigma carpel
Pistilissimple
gynoecium
locule style Flowerisperfect
pollen Flowerismonoecious
ovule ovary
anther
superior
filament stamen
Flowerishypogynous androecium
petal
corolla
sepal perianth
receptacle
calyx Perianthiscomplete
pedicel


OvarySuperior
FlowerHypogynous

OvaryHalfSuperior FlowerPerigynous

OvaryHalfInferior

FlowerEpigynous
OvaryInferior

FlowerStructurereview Ranunculusacrisbuttercup


BasicFlowerStructure

stigma carpel
Pistilissimple
gynoecium
locule style Flowerisperfect
pollen Flowerismonoecious
ovule ovary
anther
superior
filament stamen
Flowerishypogynous androecium
petal
corolla
sepal perianth
receptacle
calyx Perianthiscomplete
pedicel

Thislongitudinalsectionviewdoesnot
allowustoconsidersymmetry

FlowerFormula:SymbolSequencetoDiagramFlower
Symmetry:*=radial=bilateral
**5,5,
*5,
*5,5,,
5,5,,5
NumberofPartsperWhorl:
sepalsincalyx
petalsincorolla
stamensinandroecium
carpelsingynoecium

Fusionwithinwhorl:
curvedlineovernumber

Fusionbetweenwhorls:
squarebracketbelownumbers

Attachmentofflowerpartsrelativetoovary:
horizontalline

OvarySuperior
FlowerHypogynous
1

OvaryHalfSuperior FlowerPerigynous
1
OvaryHalfInferior

FlowerEpigynous
OvaryInferior 1