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                                Morphology of Flowering Plants

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·            Ø   Smallest AngiospermWolffia (0.1mm)

Ø   Tallest Angiosperm – Eucalyptus regnans (height of certain specimens 130.5 m or 435 ft.)

Ø   Largest Bud—Cabbage

Ø   Broadest Leaf—Victoria regia (diameter 1.5—1.8 m)

Ø   Longest Leaf—Raphia vinifera (10-15 m)

Ø   Longest Inflorescence—Agave (12 m), Amorphophallus (5.5m)

Ø   Largest Flower – Raffosia (1 m)

Ø   Smallest Flower— Wolffia orrhiza (=W.microscopia)

Ø   Largest Fruit –Lodoicea maldivica (Double coconut)

Ø   Largest Seed – Lodoicea maldivica (Double coconut) the fresh weight of seed is about 6 kg.

Ø   Smallest Seed: Orchid (Orchis)

Ø   Longest Style: Zea mays (Maize)

Ø   Biggest Pollen: Microbilis (250 µm in diameter)

Ø   Smallest Pollen – Myosotis (2.5-3.5 µm)

Ø   Tallest Grass – Bamboo. It is also considered to be tallest herb, tallest shrub or arborescent grass.

Mr. A. KINGSLIN M.Sc, BEd, Phd,(doing)
Post Graduate Teacher in Botany
St. Mary Goretty Hr. Sec School, Manalikarai 
Kanyakumari district





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