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Australian Biological Resources Study

Flora of Australia

Compiled by A.McCusker

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anther: the pollen-bearing part of a stamen. cf. filament.

filament: the stalk of a stamen; a thread one or more cells thick. cf. anther.

stamen: one of the male organs of a flower, consisting typically of a stalk (filament) and a pollen-bearing portion (anther). adj. staminate.

Fusion of Stamens
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