stigma

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fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another cross-pollination
female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma pistil
(botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a pollen grain when deposited on the stigma for a flower; it penetrates the style and conveys the male gametes to the ovule pollen tube
transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of a plant pollenation , pollination
act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge purgation , purge , purging
fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers to the stigma of the same flower self-pollination
(botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma style
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