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A flower is represented by the following floral formula

%♀K3+2C5G(1)

Which of the following statement about the flower is correct?


A

The flower is zygomorphic

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B

The ovary is inferior

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C

The flower has 6 petals

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D

The flower is bisexual

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E

The flower has 3 sepals

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Solution

The correct option is D

The flower is zygomorphic


% indicates that the flower is zygomorphic, ♀ indicates a female flower, K3+2 indicates that there are five sepals in two whorls one containing 3 sepals and the other containing 2 sepals, C5 indicates that the corolla has five petals, and the symbol G–– means the ovary is partially inferior.


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