Type
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Propagated seeds
30 meters tall
Brasilliensis
Semi-Evergreen
Deciduous
No-Fruit
No-Flowers
Amazon Rainforest
hevea
Hevea brasiliensis
latex
Non-Vascular
Rubber
Seeds
Trees

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

HORTICULTURAL KEY WORDS Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

seed
leaf
bud
node
root
flower
stem
seeddrill
barerooted
vegetable
fruit
fertiliser
singledigging
propagation
rootball
annual
perennial
herbaceous
tree
shrub
weeds
evergreen
deciduous
finetilth
cultivation
acid
alkerline
soilpH
optimum
mulch
Germination
compost
organic

Biomes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of biomes. six
A large area with similar biotic and abiotic factors. Biome
A grassland that has a lot of rainfall during some seasons and very little rainfall in others. Savanna
Characterized by very low winter temperatures and short, cool summers. Tundra
A non-living thing. Abiotic
Biomes that are found on land. Land Biomes
A grassland with warm summers and cold winters. Temperate Grasslands
A region that has little or no plant life, long periods without rain, and extreme temperatures: usually found in hot climates. Desert
A living thing. Biotic
Gets its name from conifers, the main type of tree that grows there. Coniferous Forests
Comes from a Latin word that means "to fall off." Deciduous
Has warm temperatures and high rainfall that allows a lot of plants to grow. Tropical Rain Forests
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organisms. Habitat
The temperature and precipitation of a particular area. Climate

Chapter 4 Plants Notes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Plants are classified (sorted) as _____ or non-flowering. flowering
Plant _____ are roots, stems, and leaves. structures
_____: take in water and nutrients from the habitat and may hold the plant in place and store food/water roots
_____: move and store water and nutrients, and provide support and protection stems
_____: produce (make) food for plants with sunlight leaves
_____ _____: live in water and have long roots to get nutrients from the muddy bottom of ponds/lakes water lilies
_____—live in desert , have thick, waxy covering on leaves to hold in water and roots grow deep and wide to absorb scarce water yucca
_____live in desert, have thick stems to store water, roots spread out close to the surface to collect any rain water, thorns for protection cactus
______ has large, thick root reaches far underground to find water and keep it anchored carrot
_____ have stems climb and stick to different surfaces so it can reach sunlight vines
_____have stems grow thick and strong but remains green and flexible so it can grow towards sun sunflowers
_____ have woody stems for stronger support trees
Flowering plants have _____ that grow flowers. seeds
_____trees lose their leaves in the winter for protection. deciduous
Colorful flowers can a_____some animals (bees will pollinate). attract
_____form around the seeds for protection. fruits
fruit adaptation: _____and fleshy—grapes, peaches, tomatoes (animals can easily eat and disperse the seeds) moist
fruit adaptation: dry and/or _____—coconuts, pecans, pea pods hard
Plants produce many seeds because most don’t _____. survive
Seeds need to be dispersed (carried away) by floating in the water, carried by the _____, stick to fur or clothes, or eaten by animals that deposit them elsewhere. wind
Non-flowering plants make seeds within cones or produce _____. spores
_________ trees are non-flowering (pine, spruce, fir, cypress). coniferous
Ferns and _____do not make seeds. They reproduce by making spores. mosses
All plants have____ _____ where they grow, mature, and die. life cycles
Most _____ life cycles start with seeds. plant
Most flowers have male and female parts that work _____to make seeds. together
Seeds need _____ and warmth to germinate (grow). water
_____ are the first sprouts from a seed. seedlings
Seedlings grow roots to take in water and nutrients and the stem grows toward the_____ light
_____ plants have more leaves so it can gather more sunlight to produce the food that it needs to grow. mature
Some seed-bearing plants produce _____ instead of flowers. cones

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

Tropical Rainforests Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A biome that is hot and wet Rainforest
The bottom layer of the rainforest Forestfloor
The top layer of the rainforest Emergent
The 'roof' of the rainforest Canopy
The layer below the canopy Understory
In what region do you find rainforests? Tropics
The term for cutting down rainforests Deforestation
The biggest rainforest in the world Amazon
Rainforests produce about 30% of the world's... Oxygen
Rainforests occur close to the... equator
The largest cause of rainforest destruction Logging
What perecent of the world is covered in rainforest? seven
A country in South America brazil
A consequence of deforestation erosion
A natural resource found in the rainforest wood
How many bridges cross the Amazon river? none
Another word for farming agriculture
Another word for rainfall Precipitation
Miss Rounsevell's favourite rainforest animal bird
Indigenous people of the rainforest live in... tribes

Garden Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Outdoors
Gardener
Pots
Seasonal
Grow
Yard
Dirt
Digging
Fertilization
Gloves
Leaves
Worms
Wheelbarrow
Water
Weeding
Vegetable
Sunflower
Strawberry
Stem
Soil
Seeds
Ladybug
Herbs
Harvest
Greenhouse
Mulch
Beds
Compost
Flowers
Fruit
Fence
Bucket
Gate
Garden
Shovel

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 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

Forests Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

There are 4 of these in the taiga seasons
the average annual _________ is 32 Temperature
worlds largest biome taiga
type of forest that gets the most rain tropicalrainforest
month with the most rain in the temperate deciduous forest may
where we live deciduousforest
tropical rain forest only has one season, which is what? summer
the _______ rain forest is the worlds largest tropical rainforest amazon
month with the lowest amount of rain in the tropical rain forest September
major threats to all forests deforestation
th tropical rain forst has the most _____ in the world trees
the temperate deciduous forest has how many zones? five
the taiga and deciduous forest animals do what during the winter? hibernation
_____ go dormant in the winter plants