Give examples of gamosepalous, polysepalous, gamopetalous and polypetalous calyx and corolla respectively.

Based on Calyx there are two types of flower. They are



  • Polysepalous: The sepals are not fused. Example: Rose and Southern magnolia.
  • Gamosepalous: The sepals are fused or jointed sepals, either wholly or at the base only. Example: Hibiscus and periwinkle are gamosepalous flowers.


Based on Corolla there are two types of flower. They are




  • Polypetalous: Flowers having free petals. Example: Rose and Camellia.
  • Gamopetalous: Flowers have fused or united petals. Example: Bindweed and elderberry flowers have gamopetalous petals.

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