Assertion (A): Unisexual flowers have separate male and female flowers whereas a typical monocot embryo comprises an embryonal axis with single cotyledon.

Reason (R): Cucumber, pumpkin and water melon are example of unisexual flowers.



The flowers which contain only one sexual reproductive organ , either stamen (male reproductive organ) or carpels (female reproductive organ) are called unisexual flowers.

Examples of Unisexual flowers are cucumber,papaya and watermelon.

Monocot embryos consist of only an embryonal axis with single cotyledons.


  • Assertion is true.
  • Reasoning is true.
  • The reasoning is not the correct explanation for assertion.

So, the correct answer is (b)

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