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Justify the Following Statements on the Basis of External Features Flower is a Modified Shoot - CBSE (Science) Class 11 - Biology

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Question

Justify the following statements on the basis of external features

Flower is a modified shoot

Solution

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.

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 NCERT Solution for Biology Textbook for Class 11 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 5: Morphology of Flowering Plants
Q: 2.2 | Page no. 82
Solution Justify the Following Statements on the Basis of External Features Flower is a Modified Shoot Concept: Concept of Root.
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