Class 10 Biology How Do Organisms Reproduce Carpel

Female reproductive structure in a flower: Carpel


Carpel has 3 important parts in a flower                

  • Ovary
    • Basal enclosed part of carpel
    • Ovarian cavity is termed as Locule
    • Encloses ovule in it
    • Ovules are attached to cushion-like structure called Placenta
  • Style
    • Tube like structure that connects the Ovary & Stigma
  • Stigma
    • Located at the exposed end of Style
    • Acts as the receptive surface for pollen grains

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