Write the Floral Formula of a Actinomorphic, Bisexual, Hypogynous Flower with Five United Sepals, Five Free Petals - Biology

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Write the floral formula of an actinomorphic bisexual, hypogynous flower with five united sepals, five free petals. Five free stamens and two united carpals with superior ovary and axile placentation.

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The floral formula of the described flower is represented as:

Actinomorphic flowers are represented by the symbol ⊕

A bisexual flower is indicated by 

The calyx contains five united sepals which can be represented as K(5).

The corolla consists of five free petals and it represented as C5.

The androecium consists of five free stamens and is represented by A5.

The gynoecium consists of a superior ovary with two united carpels and axile placentations, which can be represented as 

Concept: Semi-technical Description of a Typical Flowering Plant
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Chapter 5: Morphology of Flowering Plants - Exercises [Page 83]


NCERT Class 11 Biology
Chapter 5 Morphology of Flowering Plants
Exercises | Q 14 | Page 83

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