- Grand Valley State University
- University Honors Program
- University Honors Program 242
- Chapter 5/6
Last Modified: 2011-07-09
Meiosis: sexual, 4 haploid daughter cells, genetically different, two divisions
Fertilized zygote undergo meiosis form haploid spores in capsule
a second sperm fertilizes or fuses with the two polar nuclei, producing endosperm.
Follicles (one seam) - Milkweed
legumes (two seams) - peapod
capsules (multiple seams) - buckeye
Achenes - one seeded fruit, pericarp free from seed (sunflower)
samaras - winged achene (maple)
grains - seed coat fused to ovary wall
nuts - one-seeded fruits with hard stony pericarps
Flowers also produce fruit.
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