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Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

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Which of the following represent zygomorphic symmetry?

  1. Canna, Mustard, Chilly, Datura
  2. Mustard, Canna, Pea, Datura
  3. Pea, Bean, Cassia, Gulmohar
  4. Pea, Bean, Canna, Chilly
Correct Answer: Option(c)
Solution:
  • Zygomorphic symmetry, also known as bilateral symmetry occurs in a flower through which it can pass only one plane of symmetry that will divide it into two parts.
  • The Fabaceae or Leguminosae, commonly known as the legume, pea, or bean family are a large and economically important family of flowering plants which has a zygomorphic flower.
  • Pea, bean, Cassia and Gulmohar belong to Fabaceae.
So, the correct answer is 'Pea, bean, Cassia, Gulmohar'.
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