Type
Crossword
Description

the general name of the female part of the flower carpel
the female part of the flower that receives the pollen during pollination stigma
the general name of the male part of the flower stamen
the male part of the flower that produces pollen anther
the process of transferring pollen from anther to stigma pollination
the process by which plants spread their seeds dispersal
the part of the flower that protects the bud before flowering sepal
the process of a seed turning into a seedling germination
the process that a plant uses to make food photosynthesis
the flower produces this to attract insects nectar
the name of the female sex cell in a flower ovule
the name of the male sex cell in a flower pollen
the part of the flower that fleshes out after fertilization ovary
a factor or variable that affects germination warmth
the gas used be a plant during photosynthesis carbon dioxide
the gas produced by a plant during photosynthesis oxygen
the name of the food store in a seed cotyledon
a method of seed dispersal water
the name of a substance that speeds up chemical reactions during germination enzyme

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

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

Plant Structure Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the main organs of photosynthesis and transpiration leaves
a long and thin supportive or main section of something stem
the hollow base of the carpel of a flower, containing one or more ovules ovary
the part of a stamen that contains the pollen anther
(in a flower) the part of a pistil that receives the pollen during pollination stigma
the male fertilizing organ of a flower, typically consisting of a pollen-containing anther and a filament stamen
the part of a plant that attaches it to the ground or to a support, typically underground, conveying water and nourishment to the rest of the plant via numerous branches and fibers roots
each of the parts of the calyx of a flower, enclosing the petals and typically green and leaf-like sepal
each of the segments of the corolla of a flower, which are modified leaves and are typically colored petal
a slender threadlike object or fiber filament
a flowering plant's unit of reproduction, capable of developing into another such plant seeds
the ovule-bearing or seed-bearing female organ of a flower, consisting when complete of ovary, style, and stigma. pistil

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

flowering plants Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The stamen is the ______ part of the plant (4) male
The pistil is the ___________ part of the plant (6) female
A way in which seeds can be dispersed (6) animal
A way in which seeds can be dispersed (5) water
A way in which seeds can be dispersed (4) wind
The texture of pollen (7) powdery
The texture of the stigma (6) sticky
The sticky female part of the plant (6) stigma
The female part of the plant which is the tube down which the pollen travels (5) style
Where the ovules are found (5) ovary
the eggs that are found in the ovary (6) ovules
The green petals that covered the bud (6) sepals
The female part of the plant (6) pistil
Where the pollen is made (6) anther
The male part of the plant (6) stamen
Brightly coloured parts of the plant that attracts insects (6) petals
The sweet smelling syrup that attracts insects (6) nectar
The powder made in the anther (6) pollen
The male part of the plant that holds up the anther (8) filament
The insect that usually pollinates flowers (3) bee
The part of the lifecycle where the seed grows into a seedling (11) Germination
The part of the lifecycle where pollen is transferred to to the stigma (11) pollination
The part of the lifecycle where the pollen joins the ovule (13) fertilisation
The part of the lifecycle where the seeds are scattered (9) dispersal
The thing that is dispersed from which the neww plant grows (4) seed

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

Plant Structure and Function Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Protects the flower bud before it opens. Sepal
The male part of a flower that makes pollen Anther
A long tube growing from a pollen grain through the style to the ovule Pollen Tube
The male gametes of a flower. Pollen
Fertilised ovum before it starts to divide into more cells. Zygote
Receptacle within an ovary that contains egg cells. Ovule
Transfer of pollen from the stamen (the male part) of a flower to the stigma (the female part) of a flower. Pollination
The female part of a flower, at the top of the carpel, that catches the pollen during pollination. Stigma
The hollow, lower end of the carpel containing the ovules. Ovary
The coloured part of a flower that attract insects. Petal
The reproductive part of angiosperms (plants). Flowers

All About Plants Crossword

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

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

Flowering Plants: Reproduction Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

asexual reproduction
clone
germination
fruit
cotyledons
differentiation
developement
endosperm
pollination
embryo sac
pollen grain
gametophtes
filament
anther
sepal
receptacle
penduncle
petal
ovule
ovary
style
stigma
carpel
stamen
megaspore
microspore
flower