Morphology of Flowering Plants Class 11 Notes - Chapter 5

CBSE Class 11 Biology Chapter 5 notes – Morphology of Flowering Plants

Morphology is the branch of biology which deals with the study of structure and form. It is basically about the study of forms, external features and relative positions of different organs on plants. Flowering plants show a great variety of form, shape and size. The size ranges from the Lemna and minute Wolffia (0.1cm) to the large sized Banyan and tall Eucalyptus (up to 100 metre).

In this chapter the following topics are covered:

  • The root, the stem
  • The Leaf
  • The inflorescence and the flower
  • The fruit
  • The Seed
  • Description of some important families: Fabaceae, Solanaceae, Liliaceae

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Morphology of Flowering Plants Class 11 Notes – Questions

  1. What is a fibrous root system? Explain
  2. How is a tap root system different from a primary root system?
  3. What are adventitious roots? Give examples.
  4. Explain the regions of the root.
  5. What are pneumatophores? State their function.
  6. What is venation?
  7. What is phyllotaxy? State the types.
  8. Define inflorescence.
  9. Briefly explain the parts of a flower.
  10. Differentiate between Androecium and Gynoecium.
  11. What is meant by placentation?
  12. What is aestivation?
  13. Describe the structure of a flower in brief.
  14. Explain how modifications of the leaf help the plants to adapt.
  15. What is a perigynous flower?

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