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Plant Biology

A part of the cell nucleus that is responsible for the formation of ribosomes.
Plant tissue that is made up of the vascular tissue of the cortex, pith of the stems and roots, and leaf mesophyll.
Plant tissue of the outer layers of plant stems and roots.
A thin stalk in the stamen of a flower that supports the anther.
An organelle that contains food or pigment.
Least differentiated cells that are responsible for cell formation and growth.
A dry, dehiscent pod that opens along two seams of maturity.
A dyry, indehiscent fruit that has a hardened pericarp with a loose seed inside.
Clusters of single flowers gathered on a stem.
Plant tissue that conducts water and nutrients from the roots throughout the plant and can provide structural support to the plant.
A one-seeded dry indehiscent fruit that is held freely within the pericarp.
Polysaccharide material that makes cell walls.
A pigmented plastid that contains carotenoids.
A green pigment located in the chloroplasts of plant cells that is a receptor of light energy in the red and blue wavelengths.
A flowering plant that has seeds enclosed in fruit.
The place on a plant stem where a leaf develops.
A plastid that contains chlorophyll and is the site where photosynthesis occurs.
Pores in epidermal plant cells that open to allow for gas exchange and control water loss.
The part of the stemen of a flower that produces pollen.
A dry indehiscent fruit in which seeds are firmly attached to the fruit wall.
A fruit with fleshy walls, without a stone, and often with a number of seeds.
The basic unit of a plant that contains many different organelles that drive plant processes.
A modified leaf that surrounds and protects a flower bud.
The inner layer of plant tissue of stems and roots.
Protein filaments and motor proteins in the cell.
The parts of a cell that drive the process of respiration and energy transfer.
Growing from an unusual place, as in plant roots that grow from stems or leaves.
A fruit with a fleshy, soft mesocarp and a seed enclosed by a hard, stony endocarp.
A modified leaf that surrounds the female and male reproductive parts of a flower.
A large cavity found within plant cells that stores cell sap, waste products, or other liquids.
An organism that uses external sources of food or energy.
Plant tissue that has thickened cell walls made of cellulose and that provides support and minimizes breakage.
The male portion of the flower that contains the anther and the filament.
A nonflowering plant with seeds that develop without an ovary.
A dry dehiscent fruit that splits open to release seeds and comes from flowers that had many pistils.
A colorless plastid that performs functions such as synthesizing starch and forming oils and proteins.
A type of fruit that keeps the seeds within the fruit walls after leaving the parent plant.
A dry dehiscent fruit that splits along the length of the fruit releasing seeds for dispersal.
A large organelle found in a plant cell that contains the plant's genetic material.