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Write the Floral Formula of a Actinomorphic, Bisexual, Hypogynous Flower with Five United Sepals, Five Free Petals - CBSE (Science) Class 11 - Biology

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Question

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.

Solution

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 

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 NCERT Solution for Biology Textbook for Class 11 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 5: Morphology of Flowering Plants
Q: 14 | Page no. 83
Solution Write the Floral Formula of a Actinomorphic, Bisexual, Hypogynous Flower with Five United Sepals, Five Free Petals Concept: Semi-technical Description of a Typical Flowering Plant.
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