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basifixed

(of anthers) joined by the base and not capable of independent movement.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Flowers 1-1.5 cm long, sessile, bisexual or unisexual, corolla 4-6-merous; stamens wider than their length, filament with depression accommodating anthers which are basifixed. Fruits ovoid to oblong, endosperm present.
Petals large and Pitcairnoideae conspicuous or, if minute, then sepals imbricate and anthers basifixed, linear Petals minute and sepals 6 cochlear, or petals and bracts various and sepals convolute 6.
The following variation was found: In rhizomes and stipes, scales are 0.5-2.5 x 0.2-0.3 cm, light brown, with a translucent entire margin, and a dark, unistratified or 2-3 layers thick central band, lanceolate, basifixed, with rounded base and acute to largely attenuate apex (Fig.