Flower Plant Description
Male Parts (The Stamen)
This is the male part of the flower and It is made up of the filament and anther. The number of stamen is usually the same as the number of petals.
This is the part of the stamen that makes pollen. It is usually on top of a long stalk and looks like a strand of hair.
This is the hair-like stalk that the anther sits on top of.
Female Parts (Pistil)
This is the female part of the flower. The parts are stigma, style, and ovary.
One of the female parts of the flower. It is the sticky bulb that you see in the center of the flowers. On the part of the pollen tubes end is pollen stigma where the pollen gets settle.
This is the long stalk that the stigma sits on top of.
The part of the plant, usually at the bottom of the flower, that has the seeds inside. Turns into the fruit that we eat. The ovary contains ovules.
The part of the ovary that becomes the seeds.
Other Important Parts of a Flower
The colorful, often bright part of the flower. They attract bees and are usually the reason why we buy and enjoy flowers.
The parts look like little green leaves .
• The ancient Egyptians considered the lotus a sacred flower. The lotus flower blossoms in swamps and rivers, and can be put in sleep mode for long periods of drought .
• In 2002 Scientists discovered the world’s oldest flower in Northeast China. It’s called Archaefructus sinensis and flourished for about 125 million years ago and resembles a lily.
• Moon Flowers bloom only at night and closes in the day comes.
• Artichokes belong to the same family as the sunflower.
Many flowers are edible and used for garnish in salads.
• Lily of the valley is connected with eternal happiness. It is tradition to give lilies of the valley in France on 1th of May.
• Roses are related to apples, raspberries, cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, pears and almonds.
• Tulips were more valuable in place of gold in Holland in the 1600s.
• Some bulbs can be used for regular onions in food.
• Chrysanthemums are considered as an unlucky flower and are associated with funerals in Malta.
• The expensive spice saffron comes from a specific type of crocus flower.
White flowers often smell stronger and lesser strong smell of colored flowers.
• There are over 250,000 known species of flowering plants throughout the earth.
• Bees and other insects have different eyesight and can see colors that humans cannot see. A flower that looks relatively clean to our eyes can contain a whole rainbow of colors for insects.
• Lilies are the oldest flowering plant.
• There are over 15,000 varieties of roses.
• Tulips can grow up to 2 cm a day.
• Total 12% of all roses sold for Valentine’s Day in the US in 2011.
• Christmas is the biggest flower festival, closely followed by Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day.