androphore

androphore

[an-druh-fawr, -fohr]
noun Botany.
a stalk or column supporting the stamens, formed by the fusion of their filaments.

Origin:
1815–25; andro- + -phore

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androphore (ˈændrəʊfɔː)
 
n
botany Also called: androgynophore an extension of the receptacle carrying the androecium and the gynoecium, typical of the caper family (Capparidaceae)

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