Forums Science Assignment Help Biology Explain how the gynoecium of a flower can be apocarpous or syncarpous.

Tagged: 

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #16145
    ankita
    Member

    Explain how the gynoecium of a flower can be apocarpous or syncarpous.

    #16146
    ankita
    Member

    Answer:

    The gynoecium is the female part of the flower which is made of one or more carpels. So, when there are more than one carpel and they are free they are called apocarpous (as in lotus and rose) while when they are fused it is called syncarpous (as in mustard, tomato)

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.