Morphology of Flowering Plants
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Which of the following statement is not correct?
The type of tissue commonly found in the fruit wall of nuts is :
To ensure that only the desired pollens fall on the stigma in artificial hybridization process (a) the female flower buds of plant producing unisexual...
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The Floral Diagram represents which one of the following families? ...
Bivalent or Tetrad formation is a characteristic feature observed during
Identify the correct set of statements: (a) The leaflets are modified into pointed hard thorns in Citrus and Bougainvillea (b) Axillary buds form slen...
Which one of the following plants shows vexillary aestivation and diadelphous stamens?
The flowers are Zygomorphic in : (a) Mustard (b) Gulmohar (c) Cassia (d) Datura (e) Chilly Choose the correct answer from the options given below :...
Which part of the fruit, labelled in the given figure makes it a false fruit? ...
Match Column-I with Column-II Select the correct answer from the options given below....
Ray florets have
The ovary is half inferior in:
Grass leaves curl inward during very dry weather. Select the most appropriate reason from the following :
Sweet potato is a modified
The morphological nature of the edible part of coconut is
Coconut fruit is a
In Bougainvillea, throns are the modifications of
The term 'polyadelphous' is related to
Free-central placentation is found in
How many plants among Indigofera., Sesbania, Salvia, Allium, Aloe, mustard, groundnut, radish, gram and turnip have stamens with different lengths in ...
Radial symmetry is found in the flowers of
Which of the following is not a stem modification?
Stems modified into flat green organs performing the functions of leaves are known as
Tricarpellary, syncarpous gynoecium is found in flowers of
The standard petal of a papilionaceous corolla is also called
Cotyledon of maize grain is called
The wheat grain has an embryo with one large, shield shaped cotyledon known as
Among China rose, mustard, brinjal, potato, guava, cucumber, onion and tulip, how many plants have superior ovary?
Axile placentation is present in
Roots play insignificant role in absorption of water in
Perigynous flowers are found in
Leaves become modified into spines in
Keel is the characteristic feature of flower of
is the floral formula of ...
Placenta and pericarp are both edible portions in
An example of edible underground steam is
When the margins of sepals or petals overlap one another without any particular direction, the condition is termed as
Which one of the following statements is correct?
Inflorescence is racemose in
Among flowers of Calotropis, tulip, Sesbania, Asparagus, Colchicum, sweet pea, Petunia, Indigofera, mustard, soybean, tobaco and groundnut, how many ...
How many plants among China rose, Ocimum, sunflower, mustard, Alstonia, guava, Calotropis and Nerium (oleander) have opposite phyllotaxy?...
In a cymose inflorescence the main axis
Among bitter gourd, mustard, brinjal, pumpkin, china rose, lupin, cucumber, sunhemp, gram, guava, beam, chilli, plum, petunia, tomato, rose, Withania,...
In China rose the flowers are
Which one of the following organisms is correctly matched with its three characteristic?
How many plants in the list given below have marginal placentation? Mustard, Gram, Tulip, Asparagus, Arhar, Sun hemp, Chilli, Colchicum, Onion, Moong...
Placentation in tomato and lemon is
Cymose inflorescence is present in
Phyllode is present in
The gynoecium consists of many free pistils in flowers of
How many plants in the list given below have composite fruits that develop from an inflorescence? Walnut, poppy, radish, fig, pineapple, apple, tomat...
The coconut water and the edible part of coconut are equivalent to
Vexillary aestivation is characteristic of the family
Which one of the following pairs is wrongly matched while the remaining three are correct?
Sweet potato is homologous to
Whorled, simple leaves with reticulate venation are present in
Which one of the following figures represents the placentation in Dianthus?
Which one of the following statements is correct?
Flowers are zygomorphic in
The ovary is half inferior in flowers of
A drupe develops in
The correct floral formula of chilli is
What would be the number of chromosomes of the aleurone cells of a plant with 42 chromosomes in its root tip cells?
Which one of the following is a xerophytic plant in which the stem is modified into the flat green and succulent structure?
The correct floral formula of soyabean is
Consider the following four statements (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) and select the right option for two correct statements. Statements : (i)  ...
Aestivation of petals in the flower of cotton is correctly shown in
The scutellum observed in a grain of wheat or maize is comparable to which part of the seed in other monocotyledons?
Keel is characteristic of the flowers of
The technical term used for the androecium in a flower of China rose (Hibiscus rosa sinensis) is
Ovary is half-inferior in the flowers of
An examples of a seed with endosperm, perisperm, and caruncle is
Cotyledons and testa respectively are edible parts in
An example of axile placentation is
A fruit developed from hypanthodium inflorescence is called
The floral formula is that of ...
Replum is present in the ovary of flower of
The fleshy receptacle of syconus of fig encloses a number of
Endosperm is consumed by developing embryo in the sead of
The fruit is chambered, developed from inferior ovary and has seeds with succulent testa in
Dry indehiscent single-seeded fruit formed from bicarpellary syncarpous inferior ovary is
Which of the following is a flowering plant with nodules containing filamentous nitrogen-fixing micro-organism?
Pentamerous actinomorphic flowers, bicarpellary ovary with oblique septa, and fruit capsule or berry, are characteristic features of
In which of the following fruits, the edible part is the aril ?
Pineapple (ananas) fruit develops from
Long filamentous threads protruding at the end of a young cob of maize are
Why is vivipary an undesirable character for annual crop plants?
Which of the following represents the edible part of the fruit of litchi?
Edible part of mango is
Juicy hair-like structures observed in the lemon fruit develop from
Geocarpic fruit is
Edible part in mango is
Bicarpellary gynoecium and oblique ovary occurs in
Tetradynamous conditions occur in
In which of the following plant sunken stomata are found?
Which is expressing right appropriate pairing?
Edible part of banana is
What is the eye of potato?
Which is correct pair for edible part?
Pneumatophores are found in
Hair found in the inflorescence of Zea mays are the modification of
Geocarpic fruits is
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