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anther in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishantheran‧ther /ˈænθə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBP technical the part of a male flower which contains pollen
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antherI always regarded that as my Birthday present, of course my happy birthday only lasted about anther hour.The plants produce bisexual flowers and, unlike Sagittaria, have anthers and stamens in each flower.They grow flowers, but the male anthers are stunted or withered: Seed but no pollen is produced.To advertise the fact, they surround the pollen and the anthers that produce it with the vivid petals of a flower.At the centre of each flower, the styles are a vivid orange, held well above the three golden yellow anthers.