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Which of the following terms constitute the female part of the flower?
(a) Sepals, petal and stamen
(b) Stigma, style and ovary
(c) Ovary, stamen and stigma 
(d) Ovary, style and stamen


Solution

Option (b).

The pistil or carpel is the female part of a flower. It is made up of three parts.
Stigma: It is the top part of the pistil. It is sticky and it receives pollen. 
Style: It is the middle part of the pistil. It is a tube that connects stigma to the ovary. 
Ovary: It is a swollen part at the bottom of the pistil that contains ovules. 


Biology
NCERT Exemplar
Standard VI

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