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One of the male organs of a flower, consisting typically of a stalk (filament) and a pollen-bearing portion (anther).

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Structure of flower

... called polypetalous & when united called gamopetalous. 3.androecium:- it is male reproductive whorl. unit of androecium is called stamen. when stamens are free called polyandrous & when united called epiandrous. filament & anter are two parts of androceium. 4.gynoecium:- it is female ...

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by zodesujit
Sun May 19, 2013 5:46 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Structure of flower
Replies: 3
Views: 8273

Homework Question

... has very few trichomes (hairs) on its leaves...called glabrous) and you notice a plant with very few pubescent leaves. You emasculate (remove the stamens) the pubescent plant and fertilize it with pollen from a normal, glabrous plant. All of the F1 progeny are glabrous . Assuming simple Mendelian ...

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by cornears
Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homework Question
Replies: 1
Views: 1552

seedling fruits

... @Baikuza as far as I know that division of Magnoliophyta are flowering plants which means that they produce flowers (including all its stamens and ovaries). So, if seeds are developed from ovulums which are located inside ovaries, I can conclude that every flowering plants do produce ...

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by victor
Sun Jun 11, 2006 12:11 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: seedling fruits
Replies: 17
Views: 9972

Lilies:Do they have seeds?

I have a lily grown at home called the spider lily or Hymenocallis pedalis . The flower has 5 stamens and a pistil. one would expect this flower to produce a fruit with seeds. However, no fruits come and therefore I cannot obtain any seeds. Is this true for all lilies? ...

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by Navin
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:44 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Lilies:Do they have seeds?
Replies: 5
Views: 6236

How do plants reproduce?

... is called fertilization. Because of fertilization, seeds have characteristics of both male and female cells. Some plants have both pistils and stamens on their flowers. They are perfect flowers. They can transfer pollen from their own anthers to their own stigmas. This process is called self-pollination. ...

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by CoolJay221
Wed Feb 15, 2006 4:08 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How do plants reproduce?
Replies: 13
Views: 43689

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