Presentation on theme: "What Is A Seed?. Cuticle Vascular Tissue Seeds Fruit & Flowers Green Algae Ancestor BryophytesFernsGymnospermsAngiosperms The Plant Family Tree."— Presentation transcript:
What Is A Seed?
Cuticle Vascular Tissue Seeds Fruit & Flowers Green Algae Ancestor BryophytesFernsGymnospermsAngiosperms The Plant Family Tree
What is a Seed? The embryo of a plant The pollen is the sperm or male gamete The egg is found within a flower if the plant is an angiosperm; or the female cone if the plant is a gymnosperm Fertilization results in an embryo or SEED!
Gymnosperms have Naked Seeds The female pine cone is the typical woody cone; it contains the eggs or ovules The male pine cone contains pollen
Mature ovulate cones and seeds
Angiosperms have male and female parts (think of lab last week!)
The seed of an Angiosperm is found within fruit!
In Conclusion… What is a seed? How is it important to the lifecycle of a plant? Lets investigate…..