Justify the following statements on the basis of external features
Flower is a modified shoot
Flower is the reproductive part of the angiospermic plant and it is defined as the modified shoot because
(a) like shoot, flower develops from an axillary or rarely terminal bud.
(b) flowers may get modified into fleshy buds or bulbils,
(c) A transition from foliage leaves to floral leaves is found in Paeonia.
(d) Nymphaea shows transition from sepals to petals and petals to stamens,
(e) In Passiflora and Cleome long intemodes occur below gynoecium and stamens.