Flower FAQs:


Q: Is a flower to effect reproduction?

A: Yes, and usually by providing a mechanism for the union of sperm with eggs.

Q: Are flowers produced with sepals in the first whorl as usual?

A: Yes, but also in the second whorl instead of the normal petal formation.

Q: Are flowers dipped in breadcrumbs and fried?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a flower also described using an alternative terminology wherein the structure one sees in the innermost whorl is called a pistil?

A: Yes.

Q: Are flowers self-pollinated?

A: Yes, after which they may or may not open.

Q: Are flowers termed an inflorescence?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a flower called a peduncle?

A: Yes.

Q: Are flowers fed to chickens to give their egg yolks a golden yellow color, which consumers find more desirable?

A: Yes, dried and ground marigold flowers are also used as a spice and colouring agent in Georgian cuisine.

Q: Is a flower found only on separate individuals?

A: Yes, and the plant is dioecious.

Q: Is a flower reproduction?

A: Yes.

Q: Are flowers pollinated by insects that are attracted to rotten flesh and have flowers that smell like dead animals, often called Carrion flowers, including Rafflesia, the titan arum, and the North American pawpaw?

A: Yes, Flowers pollinated by night visitors, including bats and moths, are likely to concentrate on scent to attract pollinators and most such flowers are white.

Q: Are flowers self-pollinated and use flowers that never open or are self-pollinated before the flowers open?

A: Yes, and these flowers are called cleistogamous.

Q: Are flowers bisected and produce only one line that produces symmetrical halves the flower is said to be irregular or zygomorphic, e.g?

A: Yes, snapdragon or most orchids.

Q: Are flowers used to flavor beer?

A: Yes.

Q: Are flowers thought to have had a variable number of flower parts?

A: Yes, and often separate from each other.

Q: Are flowers the reproductive organs of plant?

A: Yes, and they mediate the joining of the sperm, contained within pollen, to the ovules — contained in the ovary.

Q: Are flowers also specialized in shape and have an arrangement of the stamens that ensures that pollen grains are transferred to the bodies of the pollinator when it lands in search of its attractant?

A: Yes, In pursuing this attractant from many flowers of the same species, the pollinator transfers pollen to the stigmas—arranged with equally pointed precision—of all of the flowers it visits.

Q: Are flowers found on the same individual plant but in different locations?

A: Yes, and the species is said to be monoecious.

Q: Are flowers that they reflect equally across the visible spectrum?

A: Yes.

Q: Are flowers that they evolved in an isolated setting like an island?

A: Yes, or chain of islands, where the plants bearing them were able to develop a highly specialized relationship with some specific animal , the way many island species develop today.

Q: Are flowers also dried?

A: Yes, and freeze dried and pressed in order to create permanent, three-dimensional pieces of flower art.

Q: Are flowers edible but few are widely marketed as food?

A: Yes.

Q: Are flowers genetically just an adaptation of normal leaf and stem components on plants?

A: Yes, and a combination of genes normally responsible for forming new shoots.

Q: Are flowers likely to be sensitive to pollen from these plants?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a flower generally defined by their positions on the receptacle and not by their function?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a flower the reproduction of the individual and the species?

A: Yes.

Q: Are flowers also known to be actinomorphic or regular, e.g?

A: Yes, rose or trillium.

Q: Are flowers known as floriography?

A: Yes.