What are whorls of stamens and carpels called respectively?

a) Androecium and gynoecium

b) Gynoecium and androecium

c) Angiosperm and gymnosperm

d) Gymnosperm and angiosperm

Answer: a) Androecium and gynoecium

Explanation: Whorls of stamens are collectively known as androecium. The androecium is the male reproductive part of the flower, which contains anthers and filaments.

Whorls of carpels are collectively known as gynoecium. It consists of ovary, style and stigma, which makes up the female reproductive part of the flower.

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