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staminate

(of flowers) having STAMENS but no CARPELS.
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Olive flowers were observed at full bloom stage for staminate and perfect flower and then tepercentage of perfect flowers was calculated as;
1984) reported that ethrel 100 ppm induced the first staminate and pistillate flower at the lowest nodes (6.
Key words: Pumpkin, staminate and pistillate flowers, effective pollinators, single visit efficacy.
Flowers are protogynous with a long pistillate phase and a short pollen-dispersing staminate phase.
The male, or staminate flowers, grow just above the female flowers and produce the pollen.
Keltonia balli (Knight) (Hemiptera: Miridae: Phylinae): a rarely collected specialist on staminate flowers of the dioecious shrub Florida rosemary (Ceratiola ericoides Michx.
Staminate flowers taken from herbarium specimens showed structurally complete stamens releasing large numbers of pollen grains.
Flowers last about 4 days, with 2 days spent in a staminate phase, followed by 2 days in a pistilate phase (Haddock and Chaplin, 1982).
Most species are cryptic, and specimens have been found mainly among vegetable debris, the bases of banana and Pandanus leaves, in the staminate strobilus of Cycas, in hollow trees, and in caves (Usinger 1946; Miller 1954; Wygodzinsky & Usinger 1960; Wygodzinsky & Maldonado Capriles 1972; Schuh & Slater 1995).
20 flowers, triseriate, the three apical staminate flowers with bilocular anthers.