Plants either reproduce sexually or asexually, depending on the type of plant. In sexual reproduction, two germ cells, or gametes, fuse to create the beginning of a genetically unique offspring. In asexual reproduction, ... More »

Plants reproduce through either sexual or asexual means. Sexual reproduction involves pollination helped by wind or insects. Asexual reproduction involves tubers, bulbs and runners known as rhizomes and stolons as well a... More »

According to Biosciences for Farming in Africa, sexual reproduction in plants occurs when pollen from a plant's stamen reaches the stigma of a flower. The pollen contains sperm cells while the stigma holds the correspond... More »

Botanists identify plants according to key characteristics such as the area in which the plant is growing, the shape of the plant's leaves, the type of bark or lack of bark and the presence or lack of fruit and flowers. ... More »

Seedless plants reproduce by spores, rhizomes, plantlets and fragmentation. Nonflowering plants such as ferns and fungi do not produce flowers; therefore, they do not produce seeds. More »

The cactus is a plant that flowers, and the blooms generate fruit that bears seeds; it is the seeds that end up leading to new cactus plants. Bats provide the pollination for some species of cactus, and the flowers bloom... More »

Some plants are able to reproduce without releasing seeds asexually using a specialized stem called a rhizome or by releasing spores. Bulb plants, such as Persiant violets, crinum lilies and wood hyacinths, are just a fe... More »