introrse


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introrse

(ĭn′trôrs′)
adj. Botany
Facing inward; turned toward the axis: introrse anthers.

introrse

opening to the middle of the flower.
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Stamens number eight to twelve, are opposite the sepals and petals, and have introrse, dorsifixed anthers that dehisce by longitudinal slits.
At maturity, a cyperaceous stamen consists of a stretched filament and a basifixed, introrse anther with two thecae, each with a longitudinal stomium between the two pollen sacs.
brightly colored, often in the red and orange range, and often with contrasting colors in different parts of the infloreseence Corolla long, narrow, and tubular, with a constricted throat and a slightly flaring mouth; thick in texture Style usually equaling corolla length, with stigma located at the mouth of the corolla tube Anthers rigid, attached to the outside of the nectariferous disk and forming a tunnel leading to the nectar source; dehiscence introrse Pollen located in the bottom of long, tubular-adomed anthers, the theca of which are often granular of rarely with anthers bearing appendages (e.