This wasp is an example of a pollinator, because it had been flying around from flower to flower, dispersing pollen. Pollinators move pollen from the male anthers of a flower to the female stigma of a flower to accomplish fertilization.

This fern is an example of phloem because they are found in vascular plants, and a fern is a vascular plant. Phloem is the living tissue that carries organic nutrients, particularly sugar, to all of the parts of the plant that need it.

Lettuce is a long-day plant because it only flowers after being exposed to light periods longer than a certain critical length, as in summer. Some other examples of long-day plants are spinach, some varieties of wheat, and cone flowers.

This pineapple is a CAM plant because it utilizes the Crassulacean acid metabolism as an adaption for more arid conditions. These adaptions allow the plant to thrive in high daytime temperatures, intense sunlight, and low soil moisture.

This picture of bananas is an example of enzymes because enzymes are present in bananas. Enzymes are produced by living organisms and function as biological catalysts.

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