Type
Crossword
Description

Completes its life cycle within a year Annual
Plants life cycle normally taking two seasons Biennial
A green pigment in plants absorbing light energy used to carry out photosynthesis Chlorophyll
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs chloroplast
An angiosperm which has two seed leaves dicot
Young plant developing from the zygote embryo
Joining on a sperm cell and an egg cell fertilization
Part of stamen supporting an anther filament
Sprouting of the embryo from a seed that occurs where the embryo resumes growth germination
A plant producing seeds that ae not enclosed by a protective cover gymnosperm
An angiosperm with one seed leaf monocot
A structure containing egg cells ovary
A plant lasting for three seasons or more perennial
The vascular tissue through food moving in some plants phloem
Process where a plant captures energy in sunlight and is used to make food photosynthesis
A threadlike root that anchors nonvascular plants to the ground rhizoid
The male reproductive part of a flower which produces pollen stamen
Pollen grains land on this sticky part stigma
Small openings on surface layers of a leaf and is controlled when a gas enters and exits the leaf stomata
Cell organelle storing materials such as water, salt, protein, and carbohydrates vacuole
System of a tube like structure in plants where minerals an food move vacular tissue
Vascular tissue carrying water upward from the roots to every part of the plant xylem
A fertilized egg zygote

Plant Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

de up of many cells; makes its own food through photosynthesis; all plants are living things, but they cannot move like animals; examples of plants include trees, grasses, flowering plants, and mosses. Plants
a young plant sprouts from a seed; first sprout will turn into a seedling and then a small plant; to germinate, a seed needs the right conditions, including water, nutrients, and temperature. Germination
a plant structure that contains a young plant, food supply, and protective coating; Seeds are used by plants to create new plants; a seed can only produce the kind of plant it came from. Seed
a plant that uses flowers to reproduce; plants having seeds in a closed ovary; a plant that can produce fruit or flowers. Angiosperm
the transfer of pollen from the stamen (male) to the stigma (female); pollen can be transported from one flower by other living organisms or the wind to another flower; this is how they reproduce. Pollination
a biological process by which plants create offspring by combining their genetic material – sperm and egg, called gametes. Sexual Reproduction
In flowering plants (angiosperms) it begins with pollination, the transfer of pollen from anther to stigma on the same flower or to the stigma of another flower. Once the pollen grain lodges on the stigma, a pollen tube grows from the pollen grain to an ovule. Flower
one of the often brightly colored leaves of a flower Petal
a part of a plant, shaped like a leaf, that lies at the base of a flower; sepals hold and protect developing flower buds. Sepal
a yellow powder produced by the stamen of a flower; pollen fertilizes the pistil of another flower; without pollen, plants could not reproduce. Pollen
male reproductive organ of a flower that produces pollen; the stamen is made up of two parts, the anther and the filament Stamen
the part of a flower's stamen that contains the pollen; you can see these sticking out of the flower – they are the tips of the filaments. Anther
the part of a flower’s stamen; the slender stalk, the filament supports the anther Filament
the female reproductive organ of a flower that can be fertilized by pollen. Pistil
the part of a flower’s pistil that receives pollen and the pollen grain germinates; the stigma is the sticky Stigma
the part of the flower’s pistil that is a long, slender stalk that connects the stigma and the ovary. Style
in the flowering plants, an ovary is a part of the female reproductive organ of the flower; it is the part of the pistil which holds the ovule(s) and is located above or below or at the point of connection with the base of the petals and sepals. Ovary
a small body that contains the female reproductive cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization Ovules
seed plants (such as conifers – pine trees or cycads) that produce “naked” seeds not enclosed in an ovary; non-flowering plants; can not produce fruits, they produce cones reproduce by pollination and sexual reproduction. Gymnosperm
plants without flowers that use spores instead of seeds to reproduce: has a root system, a stem, and large divided leaves, called fronds; ferns grow in m Fern
a reproductive cell that can grow into a new organism without fertilization; spores develop on the underside of the fern’s fronds and look like little dots; the spores are carried away from the leaves by wind and water. If the spore lands in moist, shaded soil, it can grow into a new plant. Spore
reproduction not requiring fertilization; its nucleus splits and the parent cell divides into two equal parts. Types of asexual reproduction include cell division, budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes Asexual reproduction
the process in which plants use the energy in sunlight to make food; green plants use their leaves to capture the sun’s light and carbon dioxide from the air. They combined this with water taken in by the plant’s roots. The result is sugar. This sugar gives the plant the energy it needs to grow. During photosynthesis plants release oxygen into the air for us to breathe. Photosynthesis

Botany Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of plants Botany
Moving pollen from one flower to another Pollination
A sperm cell joining with an egg cell Fertilization
Life process - getting from one place to another Movement
Having offspring Reproduction
Breaking down food to make energy Respiration
Being aware of the environment Sensitivity
The building blocks of plants and animals Cells
Group made up of flowering plants Angiosperms
Plants that have fronds for leaves Ferns
Part of a seed that forms the first shoot Plumule
Part of a seed that forms the first root Radicle
The seed coat Testa
Tool used to look at very tiny objects in the lab Microscope
Microscope lens closest to the specimen Objective
Part of the microscope where the slide is placed Stage
Liquid used to make cells more visible on a microscope slide Stain
Chemical used to test for starch in the starch test Iodine
Brightly coloured part of a flower Petal
Male part of a flower Stamen
Female part of flower (also known as the pistil) Carpel
Where pollen is stored in a flower Anther
One way that some plants disperse their seeds Water
Part of the cell that acts as the 'brain' Nucleus
Plant part where photosynthesis happens Leaf
Chemical that makes plants green Chlorophyll
Process by which plants make food Photosynthesis

Sexual reproduction in flowering plants (39) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

reproduction that involves only one parent - produces identical offspring. Asexual
reproduction that involves the union of two sex cells (gametes) > produces non-identical offspring Sexual
Haploid (contain half the number of chromosomes) cells capable of fusion. Gametes
Consists of the male [reproductive] parts of the flower. Stamen
Consists of the female [reproductive] parts of the flower. Carpel
the stalk part of the stamen. Filament
the part of the stamen that produces pollen. Anther
Where the pollen lands Stigma
The neck part of the carpel through which the pollen tube grows. Style
Becomes the fruit after fertilisation Ovary
Becomes the seed after fertilisation Ovule
Form of nuclear division resulting in four haploid daughter cells. Meiosis
Form of nuclear cell division resulting in two diploid daughter cells identical to parent. Mitosis
cell that has one set of chromosomes (1/2 the total #) Haploid
cell that has 2 sets of chromosomes (full amount) Diploid
The transfer of pollen from the anther to a stigma of a flower from the same species. Pollination
the transfer of pollen from the anther to a stigma on the same plant. Self-pollination
the transfer of pollen from an anther to the stigma on a different plant (of the same species) Cross-pollination
The union of the male and female gametes to form a diploid zygote. Fertilisation
The part of the plant embryo that develops into a root radicle
The part of the plant embryo that develops into the shoot Plumule
A seed leaf Cotyledon
seed that has no endosperm when fully formed non-endospermic
seed that contains some endosperm when fully formed Endospermic seed
transform from integuments to form the seed coat testa
Fertilised egg [that eventually becomes the embryo] Zygote
The scattering/transfer of seeds or fruit away from the parent plant Dispersal
Resting period when seeds have low metabolic rate and no growth occurs [even though conditions for growth may be present] Dormancy
Start of (re)growth of the embryo in a seed [after dormancy period _ if conditions are suitable] Germination

Chapter 2 Plant Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

made up of many cells; makes its own food through photosynthesis Plant
the process in which a young plant sprouts from a seed Germination
a plant structure that contains a young plant, food supply, and protective coating Seed
a plant that uses flowers to reproduce; plants having seeds in a closed ovary; a plant that can produce fruit or flowers. Angiosperm
the transfer of pollen from the stamen (male) to the stigma (female) Pollination
a biological process by which plants create offspring by combining their genetic material – sperm and egg, called gametes. Sexual Reproduction
In flowering plants (angiosperms) it begins with pollination, the transfer of pollen from anther to stigma on the same flower or to the stigma of another flower Flower
one of the often brightly colored leaves of a flower Petal
a part of a plant, shaped like a leaf, that lies at the base of a flower Sepal
a yellow powder produced by the stamen of a flower Pollen
a yellow powder produced by the stamen of a flower Stamen
the part of a flower's stamen that contains the pollen Anther
the part of a flower’s stamen; the slender stalk, the filament supports the anther Filament
the female reproductive organ of a flower that can be fertilized by pollen. Pistil
the part of a flower’s pistil that receives pollen and the pollen grain germinates Stigma
the part of the flower’s pistil that is a long, slender stalk that connects the stigma and the ovary. Style
in the flowering plants, an ovary is a part of the female reproductive organ of the flower Ovary
a small body that contains the female reproductive cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization. Ovules
seed plants (such as conifers – pine trees or cycads) that produce “naked” seeds not enclosed in an ovary Gymnosperm
plants without flowers that use spores instead of seeds to reproduce: has a root system, a stem, and large divided leaves, called fronds; ferns grow in moist, shady environments. Fern
a reproductive cell that can grow into a new organism without fertilization Spore
reproduction not requiring fertilization Asexual Reproduction
the process in which plants use the energy in sunlight to make food Photosynthesis
a green pigment that traps energy from the sun used to photosynthesize Chlorophyll
an organelle in a plant cell that turns energy from the sun into chemical energy for the plant to use; contains chlorophyll Chloroplast

Plants Vocabualry Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The three groups of plants that lack specialized conducting tissues and the roots, stems, and leaves Nonvascular Plant
A plant that has specialized tissues that conduct materials from one part of the plant to another. Vascular Plant
A woody, vascular seed plant whose seeds are not enclosed by an ovary or fruit. Gymnosperm
A flowering plant that produces seeds within a fruit. Angiosperm
The tiny granules that contain the male gametophyte of seed plants. Pollen
The transfer of pollen from the male reproductive structures to the female structures of seed plants. Pollination
In a flower, one of the outermost rings of modified leaves that protect the flower bud. Sepal
One of the ring or rings of the usually brightly colored, leaf-shaped parts of a flower. Petal
The female reproductive structure of a flower that produces pollen and consists of an anther at the tip of a filament. Stamen
The female reproductive part of a flower that produces seeds and consist of an ovary, style, and stigma. Pistil
In flowering plants, the lower part of a pistil that produces eggs in ovules. Ovary
The process by which plants, algea, and some bacteria use sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to make food. Photosynthesis
A green pigment that captures light energy for photosynthesis. Chlorophyll
The process by which cells use oxygen to produce energy from food. Cellular Respiration
One of many openings in a leaf of a stem of a plant that enables gas exchange to occur. Stoma
The process by which plants release water vapor ino the air through stomata Transpiration

PLANTS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

one of the two types of transport tissue in vascular plants, phloem being the other, the basic function is to transport water, but it also transports some nutrients xylem
also known as tracheophytes, they form a large group of plants that are defined as those land plants that have tissues for conducting water and minerals throughout the plant vascular plants
is one of two main structural axes of a vascular plant, the other being the root, it is normally divided into nodes and internodes stems
spore producing plant; diploid (2N) phase of reproduction sporophyte
In vascular plants, itis the organ of a plant that typically lies below the surface of the soil which absorbs water and nutrients roots
is a process in which pollen is transferred to the female reproductive organs of seed plants, thereby enabling fertilization and reproduction pollination
the vascular tissue in plants that conducts sugars and other metabolic products downward from the leaves phloem
a complex organic polymer deposited in the cell walls of many plants, making them rigid and woody lignin
also known as bryophytes, they are small, simple plants without a vascular transport system nonvascular plants
are a group of seed-producing plants that includes conifers, cycads, Ginkgo, and Gnetales gymnosperms
tissue with cells that lie between dermal and vascular tissue; include parenchyma, collenchyma, and sclerenchyma ground tissue
gamete producing plant; haploid (N) phase of reproduction gametophyte
the seed-bearing structure in angiosperms formed from the ovary after flowering fruit
the seed-bearing part of a plant, consisting of reproductive organs (stamens and carpels) that are typically surrounded by a brightly colored corolla (petals) and a green calyx (sepals) flower
the outer covering of a plant which typically consists of a single layer of epidermal cells dermal tissue
a significant part of the embryo within the seed of a plant, upon germination, it usually becomes the first leaves of a seedling cotlyedon
is an impermeable, buoyant material, a prime-subset of bark tissue that is harvested for commercial use cork
are seed-producing plants that include flowers and the production of fruits that contain the seeds angiosperms
organs of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem that is involved in gas exchange leaves
a flowering plant's unit of reproduction, capable of developing into another such plant seed

3rd grade Parts of a Plant Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A gas in the air that plants take in and humans breate out. oxygen
The part of the flower that covers the bud before it blooms. Sepal
Something in leaves that makes them look green; used in photosynthesis. chlorophyll
A sweet liquid inside of a flower that butterflies, insects and some birds drink. nectar
A gas in the air that plants give off and humans breathe in. carbon dioxide
When pollen from one plant reaches another plant of the same kind. pollination
What is one way seeds travel? wind
What is a second way that seeds travel? water
What is a third way that seeds travel? animals
The sprouting of a seed/when a plant begins to grow. germination
One of the colored flaps that attracts birds and insects. petal
Powder like substance on the top of stamens. pollen
The male part of the flower that has pollen sacs on the top. stamen
The female part of the flower where eggs are stored. pistil
The sticky, top part of the pistil. stigma
What is one thing that plants need to grow? sunlight
What is a second thing that plants need to grow? water
What is a third thing that plants need to grow? air
What is a fourth thing that a plant needs to grow? soil
Part of the plant that transports water, minerals and food from the roots to the flower and leaves. stem
Absorb (take in) water and minerals from the soil. roots
Part of the plant where food is made by photosynthesis. leaves
Part of the plant that makes seeds. flower
The process by which green plants make their own food. photosynthesis
The tiny plant inside the seed. embryo
Part of the plant that has an embryo (baby plant) inside it. seed
Protects the seed seed coat
Provides the embryo with food. seed leaf

Parts of A Plant Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what is created product
when plants make their own food photosynthesis
bottom part of stamen filament
male flower part stamen
carries water upward xylem
male sex cell sperm
where water comes out as gas stomate
structures the plant stem
controls what goes in and out of stomates guard cell
what is taken in reactant
absorbs sunlight leaf
female sex cell egg
a ripened ovary fruit
when water is moved out of plant as gas transpiration
female flower part pistil
when pollen and egg are formed pollination
when a male and female sex cell combine reproduction
where the egg lives ovary
brings nutrients and water into plant root

Plant Classification Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

part of a plant that produces pollen Stigma
the root that comes off the tap root Lateral Roots
part of the stamen that contains pollen Anther
the female reproductive part of the flower Pistil
female reproductive organ of a plant Ovary
bundle of vascular tissue Veins
the main root of a seed Ridicule
amount of stages in a life cycle six
bloom once a year annuals
grasses, corn, ect monogots
fruit trees, roses, & daisies Dicots
blooms twice a year biennials
Plant with flowers such as sunflower angiosperm
has no flowers gymnosperm

Unit A, Ch. 1: Plant Structure and Function Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Makes more of the same kind. reproduce
When scientists put plants into two groups. classify
This only has one seed leaf monocotseed
A pine tree is a ________ because it makes seeds inside a cone. conifer
A bean seed is a ______ because it has two seed leaves. dicotseed
A _____ is a tiny cell that can grow into a new plant. spore
The leaflike part that protects a flower bud. sepal
The part of a flower that makes pollen. stamen
Seeds are made when sperm in tiny grains of ____ combine with a flower's egg. pollen
The part of a flower that makes eggs. pistil
The movement of pollen from a stamen to a pistil. pollination
This is the part of the pistil that grows when seeds form. ovary
The inner part of the ovary that contains eggs. ovule
When sperm and an egg are combined to make seeds. fertilization
The part of a seed that can grow into a new plant. embryo
A seed that is resting for days, weeks, or years. dormant