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Why is the endosperm of angiosperms triploid?

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Endosperm of angiosperms is product of triple fusion. Two haploid polar nuclei in the centre of the embryo sac free to form a diploid secondary nucleus to form a triploid PEN. Since endosperm develops by mitosis in the triploid PEN it is also triploid.

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