extrorse


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extrorse

(of anthers) opening towards the outside of the flower.
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0) functionally introrse (see Dickison, 1992), (1) extrorse.
The flowers are formed in terminal corymbiform inflorescences bearing deciduous bracts and bracteoles; each flower possesses three sepals, five reddish petals, ten connate stamens with extrorse anthers, and a superior, unilocular ovary with 4 to 6 ovules attached to parietal placentas.