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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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Existing results showed flavonoids were the characteristic chemical constituents of Nelumbinis stamen, which exhibited various bioactivities including anti-ulcer, anti-thrombosis, analgesic, anti-diarrhea, strengthen uterine contraction and so on (Zhang et al., 1998; Wu et al., 2003; Zhou et al., 2011).
Stamen Design's goal is to create "compelling interactive design and data visualization projects" and straddle the line between design firm and research and development group.
The lower numbers produced by hand pollination treatments may be the result of the random transfer of medium stamen's pollen grains vs.
Stamina is derived from the root word, stamen, which means "thread" in Latin and "a standing" in Greek (Neufeldt & Guralnik, 1997).
For the majority of the angiosperms the functional stamen is differentiated into a basal supportive part, namely the filament, and upper microsporangia-bearing tissue, namely the anther (see, e.g., D'Arcy, 1996; Endress, 1994; Endress & Stumpf, 1990, 1991; Hufford & Endress, 1989; Weberling, 1989).
For example, alfalfa blossoms' unusual arrangement of petals and stamen can be fatal to honeybees.
caeruleum, which grows to around 60cm (92ft) tall, producing soft blue flowers with bright yellow stamens, and self-seeds freely.