Q. 33.9( 8 Votes )

In a typical complete, bisexual and hypogynous flower the arrangement of floral whorls on the thalamus from the outermost to the innermost is:
A. Calyx, corolla, androecium and gynoecium

B. Calyx, corolla, gynoecium and androecium

C. Gynoecium, androecium, corolla and calyx

D. Androecium, gynoecium, corolla and calyx

Answer :

In a typical complete, bisexual and hypogynous flower the arrangement of floral whorls on the thalamus from the outermost to the innermost is as follows:



Calyx – is the outermost part whorl of flower parts, consisting green leaf-like structures called sepals, which covers and protects the petals.


Corolla – is the second whorl of flower parts, which is composed of the flower’s petals.


Androecium - is the male reproductive part of the flower which is an essential whorl of the flower, it is made up of stamens.


Gynoecium - is the female reproductive part of the flower which is also an essential whorl of the flower, it is made up of pistils.


Therefore, the correct answer is (a).

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