stamen

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stamen

the male organ in angiosperm flowers, consisting of a stalk, or filament, bearing an anther in which POLLEN grains are produced by MEIOSIS.
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In Kunze (1990: 31) the interstaminal corona (Ci) is referred to as a "ring around the basal staminal column." In Liede and Kunze (1993: 281) these gynostegial coronas are said to consist of "two fundamental elements" (Ci and Cs) that are "combined by means of two developmental processes.
In our opinion, it is far simpler to refer to a ringlike outer corona and the five discrete, swollen lobes of the inner corona behind the anthers and slightly higher up on the staminal column.