Angiosperms - Monocots
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Alstroemeria sp., originated from south america, are usually cultivated for its oranmental uses such as in flower bouquets. They are zygomorphic flowers, exhibiting bilateral symmetry. Its inflorescence may be umbel-like, but it is probably a cyme. They have a compound pistil, 6 stamens, 6 Tepals. The inferior ovary contains 3 locules, with axile placentation. References: https://www.theflowerexpert.com/content/mostpopularflowers/morepopularflowers/alstroemeria http://www.kew.org/science/tropamerica/neotropikey/families/Alstroemeriaceae.htm
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Thanks for your input. Any cross section of the ovary? How can you know it has axile placentation?
zygomorphic with compound pistils and 6 stamens
petal , sepal , pileus , suspensor , stipe , sporangium , Labellum , columella , zygosporangium , sporangiophore
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