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This transfers pollen from the male reproductive organs, called anthers, to the pistils, where pollination commences.
The last of those home runs, hit Sunday afternoon in anther win against the Padres, was Stanton’s 50th of the year. Stanton’s hot streak has coincided with the Marlins’ overall resurgence.
Each flower displays deep purple petals and showy, bright yellow anthers.
Rebecca’, a real stunner with bright-red, 6-inch-flowers centered with creamy yellow anthers, which blooms heavily in May, June and again in August.
The pollen-bearing anthers extend beyond the mouth of the flower, and are usually purple while the pollen is light yellow.
The anthers (the male parts of a flower) are a bluish purple and stand out prominently in the center of each flower.
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ANTHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of anther for English Language Learners
: the part of a flower that contains pollen
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