Which part of the ovule provides nourishment to the developing embryo?

Nucellus is a mass of parenchymatous cells, which is surrounded by integuments. It encloses the embryo sac and provides nutrition to the developing embryo.

Function of Nucellus

  • Nucellus provides nourishment to the developing embryo.
  • Nucellus have abundant food reserves and therefore act as nutritive tissues for the embryo in some plants

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