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In water hyacinth and water lily, pollination takes place by :


A
Water currents only
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B
Wind and water
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C
Insects and water
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D
Insects or wind
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Solution

The correct option is C Insects or wind
In water hyacinth,  that is, Eichhornia the flowers are purple in color, attractive and borne in a spike to facilitate pollination by insects.
Water lilies, Nymphea species have conspicuous attractive flowers to facilitate insect pollination while some species produce a large number of pollen grains to aid anemophily or wind pollination.
So, the correct answer is 'Insects or wind'.

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