Q. 174.4( 46 Votes )

Examine a few flowers of any cucurbit plant and try to identify the staminate and pistillate flowers. Do you know any other plant that bears unisexual flowers?

Answer :

A staminate flower is a male flower as it bears only stamens whereas a pistillate flower is a female flower as it bears only pistils.


Staminate flower                     Pistillate flower

E.g. Of plants bearing unisexual flowers- Papaya, cucumber, watermelon, maize etc.

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