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2015/01/19

MONTESSORI BOTANY : Parts of The Seed




Seed

The seed is the part of the
flowering plant that contains 
the embryo. The embryo is the
beginning of the new plant. 

   Cotyledon

 The cotyledon is stored food that
will be used by the embryonic plant.
The cotyledon is also called
the seed leaf.

Testa

 The testa is part of the seed. 
The testa is the hard outer
covering of the seed.

   Embryo

 The embryo is part of the seed.
The embryo is the miniature plant.

  Radicle

The radicle is part of the seed.
The radicle is the root part of the embryo.

Plumule

The plumule is part of the seed.
The plumule is the leaf part of the embryo.

Latin: plumule - a feather 


  

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