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flower : a shoot of the sporophyte of a higher plant that is modified for reproduction and consists of a shortened axis bearing modified leaves ; especially : one of a seed plant differentiated into a calyx, corolla, stamens, and carpels (flower, 2015) [1]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords

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Poinsettia Care


Choosing and Caring for Poinsettias


The Poinsettia Pages (University of Illinois)

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common classification
flower blank.gif treeblank.gifor blank.gif land (embryophyte, terrestial)blank.gif water (aquatic) blank.gif air (epiphytic)

technical classification
seed
blank.gifangiosperm (flower dicotyledonblank.gifmonocotyledon) blank.gifgymnosperm (cone)
seedless
blank.gifpteridophyta (fern, club moss) blank.gif bryophyta (moss, liverwort, hornwort)
microorganism
blank.gifalgae

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Parts of a Flower Tutorial


Angiosperms


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Corpse


Time-lapse video captures opening of corpse plant


Botanics visitors increase as ‘corpse plant’ blooms (John Connell, Edinburgh News)

Block your nose: Auckland's stinky 'corpse flower' set to bloom again (TVNZ News)

Royal Garden's Facebook Page
Amorphophallus_titanum (Wikipedia)

Electronic


Swedish Researchers Have Created Electronic Roses


Cyborg Roses Wired with Self-Growing Circuits (Tia Ghose, Live Science)
Electronic plants (Science Advances)

Fun


Funny flowers!


Flower arranging: How to arrange flowers like a pro


Quiz on Flowers (Fun Trivia)
Toy Flowers (Amazon Toys)

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    1. ^ flower. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 5, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flower