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Sexual reproduction in Flowering Plants

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Ligulate/strap-shaped corolla occurs in sunflower in

  1. Disc florets
  2. Immature florets
  3. Ray florets
  4. Both ray and disc florets
Correct Answer: Option(c)
Solution: Ligula means strap-shaped. In members of Compositae (sunflower), a ligule is the strap-shaped, an elongated tongue of the corolla of a ray floret or ligulate flower. Lingule is the hairy outgrowth at the junction of the ray of florets formed by the fusion of petals in a strap-shaped structure towards the upper end.
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