Angiosperms-Euphorbiaceae (IFS Botany (Mains)): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

» Angiosperms » Euphorbiaceae

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Explain Inflorescence of Euphorbiaceae (Paper 1, Section B)

Explanation

  • Euphorbiaceae flowers are unisexual (either male or female only) and they are often very small in size.
  • In Euphorbia, the flowers are reduced even more and then aggregated into an inflorescence or cluster of flowers known as a cyathium.

Cyathium:

  • Cyathium is an inflorescence consisting of a cup-shaped involucre enclosing… (143 more words) …

Question number: 2

» Angiosperms » Euphorbiaceae

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Make a comparison of the following: Inflorescence of Apiaceae and Euphorbiaceae (Paper 1, Section B)

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Inflorescence of Apiaceae versus Inflorescence of Euphorbiaceae

Table showing the Inflorescence of Apiaceae versus Inflorescence of Euphorbiaceae

Inflorescence of Apiaceae

Inflorescence of Euphorbiaceae

Simple or compound umbel type of inflorescence is found in Apiaceae family.

Cyathium type of inflorescence is found in Euphorbiaceae family.

Umbel is a type of racemose… (106 more words) …

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