Stamen

Definition of Stamen

Sta´men   Pronunciation: stā´mĕn
n.1.A thread; especially, a warp thread.
2.(Bot.) The male organ of flowers for secreting and furnishing the pollen or fecundating dust. It consists of the anther and filament.

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androecium, anther, calyx, carpel, corolla, corolla tube, corona, epicalyx, gynoecium, megasporophyll, microsporophyll, perianth, petal, pistil, receptacle, stigma, style, torus
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