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hilum (high' lum)
it is where the seed was attached to its mother (belly button)_
latin word meaning feather
germination (jur' muh nay' shun)
water surrounds the seed, the testa loosens, the embryo wakes up
we consume other parts of
God's creation to live
seed coat (testas)
seed coat is the outer, protective layer covering the seed
plants produce their own food, so they are called producers
will become the first true leaves of the plant.
five main parts to the embryo in your seed
cotyledons (kot' uh lee'dunz)
radicle (rad'ih cul)
hypocotyl (hi' puh kot' uhl)
epicotyl (ep' uh kot' ul)
plumule (ploom' yool)
cotyledons --(kot' uh lee' dunz)
The biggest part of the embryo, they provide food for the embryo once the seed opens and the embryo starts growing into a plant.
radicle – (rad’ ih cul)
the embryo's root. The radicle grows and makes tiny little hairs that search for water and nutrients.
epicotyl – (ep’ uh kot’ uhl)
is the top of the embryo. It holds the plumule, which will become the first true leaves of the plant.
hypocotyl – ((hi’ puh kot’ uhl)
will become the stem.
dormire = to sleep
baby plant
embryo (em' bree oh)
baby inside the seed (or inside a human mother)