Plant Parts Worksheet
Taproot- A straight tapering root growing vertically downward and forming the center from which
subsidiary rootlets spring
Fibrous Root- Fine, threadlike or slender roots.
Petal- The segment of the flowers, usually colored.
Anther- The part of a stamen that contains the pollen
Filament- The slender part of a stamen that supports the anther
Stamen- The male fertilizing organ of a flower, typically consisting of a pollen-containing anther and a
Ovule- A part of a flower. Part of the female part of the flower and is an unpollinated, immature seed.
Once pollinated, the ovule will develop into seeds.
Sepal- the outermost parts of a flower which cover and protect the flower when it is in bud. They are
usually green.
Receptacle- The part of a flower stalk where the parts of the flower are attached.
Ovary- the part of the pistil which holds the ovule(s) and is located above or below or at the
point of connection with the base of the petals and sepals.
Style- the style is a structure found within the flower. It is a long, slender stalk that connects the
stigma and the ovary.
Stigma- the receptive tip of a carpel, or of several fused carpels, in the gynoecium of a flower.
The stigma receives pollen at pollination and it is on the stigma that the pollen grain
Pistil- Female reproductive part of a flower
Blade- the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
1. Petiole- the stalk that joins a leaf to a stem
Midrib- The central or principal vein of a leaf
Vein- the vascular tissue of the leaf
Small Netted Vein-
Stomata- One of the tiny openings in the epidermis of a plant, through which gases and water
vapor pass. Stomata permit the absorption of carbon dioxide necessary for photosynthesis from
the air, as well as the removal of excess oxygen.

Plant Parts Worksheet Taproot- A straight tapering root growing