Looking at how beautiful a flower can bloom, have you ever wondered what are there that make up those colorful and pleasant thing? Well, we’re here to provide you with some good quality flower diagrams that you can use to explore further about the structure of a flower. A floral diagram is a graphic representation of flower structure. It shows the number of floral organs, their arrangement and fusion. Different parts of the flower are represented by their respective symbols. Floral diagrams are useful for flower identification or can help in understanding angiosperm evolution. One to see, is posted right below.
The flower is the reproductive unit of some plants (angiosperms). Parts of the flower include petals, sepals, one or more carpels (the female reproductive organs), and stamens (the male reproductive organs). And here are the parts of a flower: (1) Petals, are what give a flower its unique shape, and are often brightly colored to attract insects and critters, which unwittingly aid in the fertilization of ovules through pollination; (2) Sepal, are the small, leaf-like parts growing at the base of the petals, they serve to protect the flower before it blossoms; (3) Peduncle, this refers to the stem or stalk of a flower. (4) Receptacle, this is the thickened part at the bottom of the flower which holds its major organs. (5) Pistil, the female organ of the flower; and (6) Stamen, the male organ of the flower.
We also provide you with blank and worksheet version of the anatomy. For teachers, use these images to help your students acquire an understanding of the reproduction of flowering plants. Students, use these images when you review your laboratory work. Click on the image to enlarge and download it.
Flowers have been symbols of beauty in most civilizations of the world, and flower giving is still among the most popular of social amenities. As gifts, flowers serve as expressions of affection for spouses, other family members, and friends. And to be able to learn it, you surely will need these flower diagrams, so don’t hesitate to print them for educational purpose!