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Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

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In which of the following aestivation one margin of sepal and petal cover the other and its margin is covered by previous one?

  1. Valvate
  2. Twisted
  3. Imbricate
  4. Quincuncial
Correct Answer: Option(b)
Solution: The mode of arrangement of sepals or petals in the floral bud is called as aestivation. Sepal or petal overlap the next sepal or petal in a twisted type of aestivation. E.g., hibiscus, cotton.
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