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Reproductive structures of angiosperm (flowering) plants.

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What are these structures inside a cut open Allamanda blanchetti?

As suggested by @tyersome in my previous question on the same topic which I posted yesterday, I have cut open few flowers of Allamanda blanchetti in order to observe if any reproductive structures ...
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What is the name of this flower?

A flower has grown on a leaf in our garden. What is the name of this flower? Give some description.
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What is the name of this plant, from Bangladesh?

This is a small plant from my backyard. I have found the flower closes in the evening.
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Trick fruit trees into flowering later in the spring

There is a common problem with fruit trees in temperate climates where the trees flower before the last frost. Generally speaking, if the tree has flowered, and the temperature drops below freezing, ...
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Do flowers transpire?

I have googled this out but no where found a satisfactory answer. The definition of transpiration states that it is the evaporative loss of water from the aerial surfaces of the plant but I am really ...
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What causes plants in the prunus genus to reach anthesis?

In a related question, I ask how to trick fruit trees into flowering later in the spring by prolonging frozen ground conditions. However, I'm starting to realize that I don't actually understand what ...
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Allamanda blanchetti fertilization mechanism

Here is an Allamanda blanchetti flower in my garden. My question is based on the observation that the flower seems to be devoid of any reproductive structures, i.e., Stamen or Carpel, so how does it ...
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Where can I find a picture of the inflorescence of Epipremnum aureum (golden pothos)?

Epipremnum aureum (golden pothos) is a very popular house plant - attractive and almost impossible to kill. Also, it is a flowering plant with flowers produced in a spathe up to 23 cm (9 in) long, ...
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