Incomplete flower

INCOMPLETE FLOWERS
Incomplete flowers are missing one or more of the four main flower parts -- male (stamen), female (pistil), petals or sepals.
See: Monoecious; Dioecious; Perfect Flowers; Complete Flowers; Incomplete Flowers ...


incomplete flower
A flower that is missing one of the following - sepals, petals, stamens, and pistils.
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incomplete flower A flower lacking one or more of the normal flower parts.
incomplete metamorphosis See simple metamorphosis.
incubation A period of development during which a pathogen changes to a form that can penetrate or infect a new host plant.

See: Monoecious; Dioecious; Perfect Flowers; Complete Flowers; Incomplete Flowers
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A flower that has all four parts is said to be complete, whereas an incomplete flower lacks one or more of these four parts. A flower with both stamens and carpels is said to be perfect, whereas an imperfect flower has stamens or carpels, but not both.

See also: See also: Complete flower, Incomplete, Perfect flower, Imperfect, Flower





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