Cramer figures and describes a stamen occupying the place of a petal in Daucus Carota.
Sometimes the stamen has no filament, and the anther is then said to be sessile.
Then comes a purple collar made up of stamen heads without any stalks.
Name composed of , hair and , stamen, from the capillary filaments.
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.
The part of a stamen which supports the anther; any thread-like body.
Some of the supplementary petals have a stamen in front of them, in the same relative position as in the normal flower.
Varieties differ in protrusion of pistil beyond the stamen column.
Why the notches of a fern leaf or the stamen of a water lily?
In all cases it is desirable to ascertain, if possible, what parts of the stamen are thus transformed.
"pollen-bearing organ of a flower," 1660s, from Modern Latin (1625, Spigelus), from Latin stamen "stamen" (Pliny), literally "thread of the warp" in the upright loom (related to stare "to stand"), from PIE *sta-men- (cf. Greek stemon "warp," also used by Hesychius for some part of a plant, Gothic stoma, Sanskrit sthaman "place," also "strength"), from root *sta- "to stand" (see stet).
Plural stamens or stamina (stā'mə-nə, stām'ə-)
The male reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of a filament and a pollen-bearing anther at its tip. See more at anther, flower.