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The part of a stamen that contains the pollen.
- ‘For estimation of pollen production, two anthers from each flower bud were examined.’
- ‘There are usually about 20 stamens, with anthers that range from pink to burgundy in color.’
- ‘When taking nectar, hummingbirds contacted anthers, receiving pollen on their bill.’
- ‘They eat exposed pollen on the anthers, while other pollen grains adhere to their legs.’
- ‘Fresh pollen was collected from anthers on plants by gently tapping the stems of plants while holding a collecting tray below the tassels.’
Early 18th century: from French anthère or modern Latin anthera, from Greek anthēra flowery from anthos flower.
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