Question 16

What is a bisexual flower? Collect five bisexual flowers from your neighborhood and with the help of your teacher find out their common and scientific names.


A flower that contains both the male and female reproductive structure (stamen and pistil) is called a bisexual flower. Examples of plants bearing bisexual flowers are:

(1) Water lily ( Nymphaea odorata)

(2) Rose (Rosa multiflora )

(3) Hibiscus (Hibiscus Rosa-sinensis )

(4) Mustard ( Brassica nigra)

(5) Petunia (Petunia hybrida)

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