BOT 360F - Families of Vascular Plants

Quiz 3 4-Oct-11


(1) Please make labeled sketches to show the differences between a flower with a superior ovary and one with an inferior ovary. Title each sketch by correctly using the terms “epigynous” and “hypogynous.”

superior overy inferior ovary  

Hypogynous flower


Epigynous flower  

(2) Name two physical factors that have major impacts on the distribution of the Ontario flora. What spatial (i.e. geographic) trends do these factors exhibit?

  • Temperature regime (North-South).
  • Precipitation regime (East-West).

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