Parts of the Flower

Term Definition
Flower seed-bearing part of plant that contains reproductive organs
Petal Modified leaf that surrounds the reproductive organs of a plant
Sepal Modified leaves that encase a developing flower
Stamen The male reproductive part of the flower
Anther The tip of the stamen that produces pollen
Pollen A grain that contains & protects the male reproductive cell of the plant
Pistil The female reproductive structure of the plant
Ovary The bottom portion of the pistil that surrounds the ovule and makes the unfertilized seed.
Ovule Contains the unfertilized seed and if the plant is fertilized then the egg will develop into the seed of the plant
Stigma The female part of the plant that receives the pollen.
Style The female reproductive part of the plant that connects the style to the ovary

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