A complete flower is the one that consists of sepals, petals, stamens and pistil. On the contrary, an incomplete flower is the one that lacks one or more of these structures.
A complete flower consists of two different parts:
- Vegetative Part
- Reproductive Part
Parts of flower
A flower consists of sepals, petals, stamens, and pistils. A stamen has two parts called the anther and the filament. A pistil has three parts called the stigma, style, and ovary.
Vegetative Parts of a Flower
The vegetative part of a flower consists of the following:
Reproductive parts of flower
The reproductive parts of a flower consist of the following:
Diagrammatic representation of parts of a flower
Flowers reproduce by a process called pollination. In this process, the male gametes are transferred to the female ovules where fertilization occurs and ovules grow into seeds within a fruit. All the parts of a flower has its own vital function.