The stamens are indefinite, and are inserted below the pistil (hypogynous).
Touch the stamens with the point of a pin, and they all spring forward and touch the pistil.
The pollen tubes then penetrate the stigma, pass down the style, and eventually reach the ovules in the lower part of the pistil.
The pistil is divided into three parts, ovary, style, and stigma.
The calyx is yellow, the pistil green, and the anthers brown.
pistil: the part of the blossom that contains the immature seeds.
So long as the wild flowers make a glory at my feet, I have never cared much to shred them into pistil and corolla and stamen.
If, however, it is united to the surface of the pistil it is superior.
Now, if in your power, would you observe the position of the pistil in different plants, in lately opened flowers of the same age?
The flower and stamens and pistil of the Sea-kale, to illustrate the Crucifer.
"female organ of a flower," 1718, from French pistil, from Modern Latin pistillum "a pistil," so called from resemblance to a pestle, from Latin pistillum "pestle" (see pestle). Related: Pistillary; pistillaceous; pistillate; pistilline.
One of the female reproductive organs of a flower, consisting of a single carpel or of several carpels fused together. A flower may have one pistil or more than one, though some flowers lack pistils and bear only the male reproductive organs known as stamens. See more at carpel, flower.