Wind pollination is common in

  • Option 1)

    legumes

  • Option 2)

    lilies

  • Option 3)

    grasses

  • Option 4)

    orchids

 

Answers (2)

As we discussed in concept

Wind as an Agent of Pollination -

Wind pollination also requires that the pollen grains are light and non-sticky so that they can be transported in wind currents. They often possess well-exposed stamens so that the pollens are easily dispersed into wind currents. Stigma is large and often-feathery to easily trap air-borne pollen grains. They have a single ovule in each ovary and numerous flowers packed into an inflorescence.

- wherein

E.g., corn cob - the tassels are actually the stigma and style which wave in the wind to trap pollen grains.

Fig. 26

 

 

 Pollination by the wind (anemophily) is more common amongst abiotic pollinations. Wind pollination is quite common in grasses.

 


Option 1)

legumes

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

lilies

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

grasses

This option is correct.

Option 4)

orchids

This option is incorrect.

Option 3

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