Burnie, David
June 2006
Plant;2006, p36
Book Chapter
A chapter from the book "Plant" is presented. It offers information on flowering plants. These plants are known as angiosperms whose seeds grow inside ovaries or the closed chambers found at the center of the flowers. The two groups of angiosperms are the monocotyledons with one seed leaf and the dicotyledons that have two leaves. Some of the flowering plants shown include the passion flower, the magnolia bloom and duckweeds.


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