Dianthus caryophyllus (Carnations)
Importance of Plant *Note when I type Carnations I mean Dianthus caryophyllus.
1.The flower that represents anyone who celebrate a January birthday.
2. This flower used for ancient Greek ceremonial events.
3. An edible flower.
4. Ohio's official state flower, (red carnation).
5. Official flower of mothers day.
Plant Parts (This flower is a one of the types of Carnations but still have the same reproductive parts)
Mostly perennial but some are annual, there are more than 300 species of this flower.
Perennial- A plant or a flower that lives for more than two years.
Annual- A plant or a flower that dies within a year.
Dicot or Monocot
Dicot- Embryo with 2 cotyledons, usually
developing above ground.
A primary root usually present.
Vascular bundles usually forming a ring.
Flower parts usually 4 or 5.
Leaves usually net-veined.
Embryo with 1 cotyledon, usually developing under ground Roots usually fibrous.
Growth is mostly herbaceous.
Vascular bundles scattered.
Leaves usually parallel-veined.
Flower parts usually in multiples of 3.
Herb or Woody
Root Classification and Structure
First, pollen grains collect on stigmas, then both male haploids combine with the female nucleus and the polar nucleus. Most likely the embryo and seed or fruit will develop once the female egg is fertilized.