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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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The posture of the strongly heterantherous stamens has not previously been described and there are few detailed descriptions of colors of its floral parts (Almeda, 1989).
In the second specimen of this species reported here from the same population as the type (and only population known of this species), it is documented that the color of the small stamens is yellow, but the color of the large stamens to be mostly pink to reddish on the distal half (Fig.
foliosissimum is sought after for its lilac flowers and orange stamens, but is hard to obtain, while P.
The androecium consists of six stamens of three types as follows.
Emergence of the androecium commences with the lower two stamens of the outer androecial whorl (i.e., the long, lateral, upper stamens).
All have prominent stamens and many have beautifully speckled petals.
Inside the trumpet, the petals are white with long golden stamens emerging from the centre, while the backs of the petals are smoky-red.
Floral morphology, phases, rewards, attractants, visitors, pollen, reproductive system, P/O ratio, OCI and ISI indexes of enantiostylous Senna corymbosa were analyzed for morphological androecial differentiation and possible related functional differences between stamens groups.
I like to grow it against a white wooden frame and plant a row of lavender at its feet to colour co-ordinate with the lavender-blue flowers packed with golden stamens.
Their chunky bodies land heavily enough to release pollen-bearing stamens from a groove in the flower.
There is a broad literature covering the homologous nature of petals with stamens, as the subject has fascinated botanists since Goethe (see Weberling, 1989, for an overview).