Artwork Share Tweet

 
Paul Sharits (1943-1993), Untitled ( W*H*O*R*L "Flower Structure", notes), 1968-1971; colored marker on paper, 7 3/4 x 5 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006

Paul Sharits (1943-1993), Untitled ( W*H*O*R*L "Flower Structure", notes), 1968-1971; colored marker on paper, 7 3/4 x 5 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006

W*H*O*R*L
"Flower Structure"

(diagram)

Hora: goddess of flowers/roman
whorls: (4)
           1- outer calys of sepals
            2- inside: corolla of petals
           3- androecium (group of stamens)
           4- center: gynoecium (group of pistils)
Pollination

1- "self"} ripe pollen sacs, anther
2 "cross"} dehisces; anther-->stigma
Fertilization- pollen on stigma germinates
+pollen tube protrudes thru a pore (tube has
2 male gametes+ nucleus), grows thru the
style, enters micropyle of the ovule-discharge-

Part of

  • Paul Sharits (1943-1993), STREAM:SECTION:SIX:SECTION EP (folder), 1968; standard paper folder, 12 x 9 1/2 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006

    Paul Sharits (1943-1993), STREAM:SECTION:SIX:SECTION EP (folder), 1968; standard paper folder, 12 x 9 1/2 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006

Object Segment