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stamen




parts of mature flower
Parts of a mature flower
The organ of a flower that produces the pollen. A stamen usually consists of an anther, in which the pollen is produced, on the end of a stalk-like filament. Collectively, the stamens make up the androecium. The arrangement and number of stamens is important in the classification of angiosperms (flowering plants).


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