Read the following statements and answer the questions.
Gynoecium is situated in the centre and other parts of the flower are located on the rim of the thalamus almost at the same level.
Ovary is half-inferior.
Examples are plum, rose and peach.
Which condition of flowers is being described by the above statements ?
D. none of these
Correct Answer : B.
According to the position of gynoecium, the flowers are of three kinds: perigynous, hypogynous and epigynous. The given statements describe the perigyny condition of flowers. In perigynous condition of flower, the calyx, corolla and androecium arises from the around of ovary. In these flowers the ovary is semi inferior. e.g, plum, rose and peach.