Sentence Examples


  • - I, anther; 2, pollen grain of Hollyhock (Althaea rosea) enlarged.
  • The anther-lobes.
  • A, anther; s, pistil; st, style; v, stigmatic surface.
  • Botanists were for a long time content to know that the scattering of the pollen from the anther, and its application to the stigma, were necessary for the production of perfect seed, but the stages of the process of fertilization remained unexplored.
  • The pollen is set free by the opening (dehiscence) of the anther, generally by means of longitudinal slits, but sometimes by pores, as in the heath family (Ericaceae), or by valves, as in the barberry.