Hermaphrodite

Hermaphrodite

When people think of hermaphrodites, they don’t usually think of plants. Most of the time they think of animals. But plants can be just as hermaphroditic as a worm! Plants have flowers that can have either a stamen, a carples, or both. THe stamen has the anther and filament. And the carpel has the stigma, style and ovary. Stamen has the male parts and the carple has the female, so if a flower has both, technically it is a hermaphrodite.

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by | August 28, 2012 · 8:28 pm

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