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Class 12th Biology 2016 Set3 Delhi Board Paper Solution

Question 10

Angiosperms bearing unisexual flowers are said to be either monoecious or dioecious. Explain with the help of one example each.

Answer

Monoecious : Plants bear both male and female unisexual flowers on the same plant. e.g., cucurbits, coconut, maize etc.

Dioecious : Plants bear Cither male or female unisexual flowers on different plants, e.g. papaya, date palms etc.