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seed of Claytonia perfoliata  

The Exam consists of a theory and a practical examination

SYSTEMATIC BOTANY THEORETICAL EXAMINATION

ANSWER FIVE QUESTIONS ONLY; USE LABELLED SKETCHES IF NEEDED
TIME ALLOWED 2 HOURS
ALL QUESTIONS CARRY EQUAL MARKS (100 Marks)

 

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SYSTEMATIC PRACTICAL EXAMINATION

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS
TIME ALLOWED TWO HOURS

Choose between the three plants provided

1. Using Prenner et al. 2010 'Floral formulae updated for routine inclusion in formal taxonomic description' TAXON 59(1): 241-250, give the floral formula of the flower(10 marks)

2. Describe the chosen specimen in terms of both vegetative and reproductive characters.  Make one or more labelled sketches using the glossary (Beentje Henk 'The Kew Plant Glossary' (2010).  (65 marks)

3. Using the key provided, give the species that your specimen belongs to, list the characters that you observed in the plant that lead you to this conclusion. (25 marks)

 

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