World of Flowers

World of Flowers

Flower, reproductive organ of most seed-bearing plants. Flowers carry out the multiple roles of sexual reproduction, seed development, and fruit production. Many plants produce highly visible flowers that have a distinctive size, color, or fragrance. Almost everyone is familiar with beautiful flowers such as the blossoms of roses, orchids, and tulips. But many plants - including oaks, beeches, maples, and grasses - have small, green or gray flowers that typically go unnoticed.

Whether eye-catching or inconspicuous, all flowers produce the male or female sex cells required for sexual reproduction. Flowers are also the site of fertilization, which is the union of a male and female sex cell to produce a fertilized egg. The fertilized egg then develops into an embryonic (immature) plant, which forms part of the developing seed. Neighboring structures of the flower enclose the seed and mature into a fruit.

Botanists estimate that there are more than 240,000 species of flowering plants. However, flowering plants are not the only seed-producing plants. Pines, firs, and cycads are among the few hundred plants that bear their seeds on the surface of cones, rather than within a fruit. Botanists call the cone-bearing plants gymnosperms, which means naked seeds; they refer to flowering plants as angiosperms, which means enclosed seeds.

Flowering plants are more widespread than any other group of plants. They bloom on every continent, from the bogs and marshes of the Arctic tundra to the barren soils of Antarctica. Deserts, grasslands, rainforests, and other biomes display distinctive flower species. Even streams, rivers, lakes, and swamps are home to many flowering plants.

Flowers are one of the most meaningful gifts a person can give or receive. Even our earliest ancestors appear to have been touched by the awesome beauty of flowers, picking them for use as personal decorations and as offerings to loved ones. Over time, the act of giving flowers developed into its own unique language, with every flower assigned its own special meaning. Although this trend probably originated in Turkey, the English and American Victorians were particularly fond of using flower language as a means of communicating feelings of love, grief, admiration, spite, welcome, and regret.

Entire conversations could be conducted by exchanging bouquets, which were often used as a form of secret intrigue among lovers. Probably one of the first and most famous books on the subject, The Language of Flowers, was published in 1884. Although the popularity of this practice has waned in recent decades, the refined art of flower giving remains a beautiful way to express the contents of our hearts without saying a word.

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Contents

  1. Bog Flower
  2. Bog Fluff
  3. Bog Violet
  4. Branch
  5. Bur
  6. Cabbage
  7. Camomile
  8. Carnation
  9. Cherry Flower
  10. Cherry Tree
  11. Chrysanthemum Yellow
  12. Chrysomonadina
  13. Clover
  14. Cones
  15. Cucumbers
  16. Cupola
  17. Cyclamen
  18. Daffodil
  19. Damask
  20. Deep Blue
  21. Deep Brown
  22. Deep Green
  23. Deep Grey
  24. Distorted Tulips
  25. Embryo
  26. Field Flowers
  27. Flower Close-Up
  28. Garden Flowers
  29. Gimnacalicium
  30. Gladiolus
  31. Globular Tulips
  32. Haricot
  33. Liana
  34. Madonna Lily
  35. Madonna Lily Cone
  36. Maple Leaves
  37. Narcissus
  38. Narcissus Stems
  39. Open Red Tulips
  40. Open Tulips Yellow
  41. Orange Lily
  42. Orange Lily Bed
  43. Orange Sticks
  44. Orange Tulips
  45. Ovary
  46. Ovary Stem
  47. Ox-Eye Daisy
  48. Pansy Green
  49. Pink Roses
  50. Poppy
  51. Purple Daisy
  52. Purple Tulip
  53. Rain Drops
  54. Red Cherry
  55. Red Rose
  56. Red Tulip
  57. Red Tulips Shady
  58. Red Tulips Sunny
  59. Red Violet
  60. Root
  61. Rose On Green
  62. Rosy Tulips
  63. Row
  64. Sea Cactaceous
  65. Sea Flower
  66. Sea Stem
  67. Single
  68. Sloe
  69. Small Roses
  70. South Flower
  71. Spring Green
  72. Stems
  73. Sunny Drops
  74. Three
  75. Three Orange
  76. Tulip
  77. Tulip Yellow
  78. Vanilla Red
  79. Violet Camomile
  80. Violets
  81. Water Flower White
  82. Water Lily
  83. White Chrysanthemum
  84. White Chrysanthemum Closeup
  85. Wild Yellow Orchid
  86. Willow Leaves
  87. Yellow Daisy
  88. Yellow Rose
  89. Yellow Tulip Flower
  90. Yellow Tulips

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