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Facts About Angiosperms

We all see the beautiful flowers that decorate our gardens. These flowers produce fruits containing seeds. The word Angio means “enclosed”, and “Venus” means “seed”.

Facts about Angiosperms

In angiosperms, the seeds are enclosed within the capsule. Mangoes, oranges, roses and hibiscus are examples of angiosperms. Let’s look at some interesting facts about angiosperms.

What are Angiosperms?

Angiosperms, flowering plants are vascular plants with leaves, stems and leaves. The seeds of angiosperms are found in the flower. These are the most abundant of all plants on earth. The seeds grow and produce fruit within the plant tissues. That is why they are also known as flowering trees.

Angiosperms are the most advanced and profitable group of plants. They can grow in a variety of habitats including trees, grasses, shrubs and bushes.

Angiosperms originated about 250 million years ago and make up 80% of the Earth. They are an important source of food for humans and animals.

Interesting Facts About and Angiosperms

  1. Poinsettias are an ornamental plant with colorful modified leaves and the flowers themselves are small and invisible. The leaves are arranged around the flowers themselves to give them a flower-like appearance.
  2. Some species of flowers are also used as food. Broccoli, considered a vegetable, is also a flower. Saffron is obtained from the crocus species.
  3. Various angiosperms are used in the production of floral perfumes, medicines and are widely used for the production of various foods, a good source of honey and spices.
  4. Some flowers like orchids do not need soil to grow. They get all the nutrients they need to survive from the air.
  5. Some plants, such as sunflowers, release toxins that can kill surrounding plants. This phenomenon is known as allelopathy.
  6. Not all flowers smell good. The corpse flower is the largest, most fragrant and strangest flower in the world, smelling like rotting corpses.
  7. Among the various parts of the plant, the flower is the only part that plays an important role in the continuation of the species by acting as part of the reproductive plant and is the only source of natural beauty in the world.
  8. Carnivores eat flowering plants, insects and other small animals that come across them. Seed flycatchers, butter trees and pitcher plants are good examples of carnivorous seeds. These flowering species are also called insectivorous plants based on their nutritional profile.
  9. According to fossil records, tulips were more valuable than gold in some places in Holland a few centuries ago.
  10. Bluebell flower juice was used to make gum in ancient times. Some angiosperm species such as dandelions, marigolds and roses contain large amounts of vitamins A and C, which are rarely used in recipes and juices.
  11. Sunflowers are the only angiosperms that move in the solar system ie. from east to west all day.
  12. The moonflower blooms at night and closes during the day when exposed to the sun.
  13. The largest flowering plant or angiosperm in the world is Raffles Arnoldian. Raffles Arnoldian is 2.5 to 3 feet in size and weighs 14 to 15 pounds. Wolffian is the smallest flowering plant, about the size of a grain of rice.

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