Describe the various types of placentations found in flowering plants.

Asked by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago |  111

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Solution :-

Various types of placentations found in flowering plants are as follows

(a) Marginal – Placenta forms a ridge along through the ventral suture of the ovary, ovules are borne on the ridge to form two rows. Example – Pea

(b) Axile – placenta is axial and ovules are attached to it in a multilocular ovary. Example – lemon

(c) Parietal – ovules develop on the inner wall of the ovary or on the peripheral. It is single-chambered, but due to formation of a false septum, it becomes two-chambered. Example – Mustard

(d) Basal – Placenta develops at the base of the ovary wherein a single ovule is attached to it. Example – Marigold

(e) Free central –ovules are borne on the central axis and septa is absent. Example – Primrose

Answered by Abhisek | 1 year ago

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