Flashcards in Leaves and flowers Deck (69)
What is the function of leaves?
The function of the leaves is do photosynthesis.
How does glucose travel?
Glucose travels in the form of sucrose.
What happens when sucrose gets to its final destination?
It is stored in starch.
What cells do photosynthesis not occur in?
What is the function of the cuticle?
not to let water out
What happens the palisade mesophyll?
photosynthesis takes place there
What is the main job of the sponge mesophyll?
What does the vein contain?
The vein contains the xylem and phloem
What is the function of the vein?
allows food and water to travel
What are the secondary functions of the vein?
provides the support and structure for the leaves
What is the function of the stoma?
The stoma doorway for carbon dioxide.
What does the photosynthesis require?
It requires carbon dioxide.
How can the water be lost?
Water can be lost thru the stoma.
What is transpiration?
unavoidable lose thru stoma
What are guard cells?
regulates the opening of the stoma
What do guard cells do?
open and close the hole based on whether the plant needs water or less water
In 75 degree weather are the guard cells closed or not closed?
What are leaves on monocot diagrams?
parallel veins on the leaves
What kind of veins of dicots have?
it has net like leaves
What are flowers?
modified stems wth special leaves
What are receptacles?
points of attachments from stems to the rest of the floral parts
What is a sepal?
protects the flower in the bud stage
Why do bees go to flowers?
to get nectar
What happens when the bees swallow the nectar?
It turns into honey
gets sacks up higher in the air
What is the job stamen?
The job of the state is made pollen.
What is the stigma?
produces sticky liquid to trap the pollen
What is the style?
gets the stigma higher in the air
What is the ovary?
The key to sexual reproduction