Glossary: anther

Definition:

the part of the stamen which contains the pollen, usually divided into two pouches (thecae), joined together by a connective. Where there is only 1 theca, the anther is said to be 1-thecous.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-22

Hyde, M.A. (2022). UK Flora: Glossary details: anther.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=34, retrieved 4 October 2022

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