Angiosperms - Inflorescence
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the spadix inflorescence of Alocasia odora
Updated on 20/04/2018
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The spadix inflorescence is a common feature of species of Araceae. The Spadix is compose of numerous flower that arranged in a cylindrical order. They usually generate heat to make their insects attracting odor more volatile. In the spadix, the male flowers located at the upper part of the female flowers. They also have a spathe to enclose the inflorescence which facilitate the landing of pollen grain onto stigma, also the attachment of pollen grain onto the pollinators.
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