- Orchid Plant
- Hibiscus Plant
Real Lab Procedure
- You will need an orchid plant and a hibiscus plant that have roots, leaves and flowers.
- Study the venation, leaves, nature of root system, stem and flowers of both the plants.
Simulator Procedure (as performed through the Online Labs)
- From the shown four choices select the correct plant part from the left window pane that relates to the shown plant.
- Drag your selected choice and place it near the plant. If the choice is wrong the selection goes back.
- You can try this for different plant parts by clicking on the ‘Reset’ button.
- If you have any doubt, you can click on the help button that provides you with hints.
Record the observations in a table.
|Orchid has parallel venation.
|Hibiscus has reticulate venation.
|Leaves of orchid plant are sessile.
|Leaves of hibiscus plant have stalks.
|Orchid plant has adventitious roots.
|Hibiscus plant has taproots.
|Orchid has weak stem.
|Hibiscus has strong stem.
|Three petals and three sepals.
|Five petals and five sepals.
From the above observation it can be concluded that the orchid is a monocot plant and the hibiscus is a dicot plant.