flowers and flowering

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flowers and flowering
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2013-11-05 12:42:42
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  1. response
    An organism's reaction to a change in its internal or external environment.
  2. petal
    Leaf-like flower organs, usually brightly colored structures at the top of a flower stem.
  3. sepal
    Leaf-like, usually green structures that encircle the top of a flower stem below the petals.
  4. stamen
    Male reproductive organ of a flower consisting of an anther and a filament.
  5. anther
    Pollen-producing structure located at the tip of a flower's stamen.
  6. pistil
    Female reproductive organ of a flower.
  7. ovary
    In plants, the flower structure that contains one or more ovules from which female gametophytes are produced.
  8. photoperiodism
    Flowering plant response to differences in the length of day and night.
  9. short-day plant
    A plant that is induced to flower when the number of daylight hours is shorter than its critical period
  10. long-day plant
    Plants that are induced to flower when the number of daylight hours is longer than its critical period.

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