Cladograms. Determining evolutionary relationships. Which type of plant is most closely related to flowering plants? CONIFERS. Aristotle – Plants and Animals Linneaus – developed BINOMIAL NOMENCLATURE TWO KINGDOMS: plants and animals THREE kingdoms: plant, animal, Protist
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Determining evolutionary relationships
Which type of plant is most closely related to flowering plants?
Scientific name is genus and species name. Organisms in same genus are closely related
Root, stem, Leaf
Flowers and Fruits
Flowers have bright petals to attract pollinators
Pollen (Sperm) can be transferred by animals
When egg joins with pollen, a seed is formed in the ovary
The ovary becomes the fruit
Fruit surrounds and protects seed
Fruit also helps get baby plants in seeds away from parent plant