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stamen Pollen-producing male organ of a flower. It consists of an anther, in which pollen is produced, on the end of a stalk-like filament. The arrangement and number of stamens is important in the classification of flowering plants.

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sta·men / ˈstāmin/ • n. Bot. the male fertilizing organ of a flower, typically consisting of a pollen-containing anther and a filament.

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stamen The male organ of a flower, comprising a stalk (the filament) and the anther which is commonly 2-lobed, the lobes united by the connective.

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stamen One of the male reproductive parts of a flower. It consists of an upper fertile part (the anther) on a thin sterile stalk (the filament).

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stamen †warp, thread; (bot.) male or fertilizing organ of a plant. XVII. — L. stāmen warp, thread of warp, stamen, corr. to Gr. stḗmōn warp, stêma part of a plant
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