. The essentials of botany. Botany. 218 BOTANY. 463. The ovule-bearing flowers consist of the well-known cones which, when mature, bear the seeds (Fig. 122). The cone consists of a stem bearing many leaf-like scales closely crowded together, and upon these the ovules are produced. Each ovule has one coat which grows up from below, almost covering it; but as the ovules grow they bend. Fia 123.—Part of a Pine-ovule, cm, the body of the ovule; to, embryo-sac filled ipith endosperm, en, which contains two large cells (rudimentary archegones): re, neck of archegone; pi, pollen-tubes growing upward
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