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Definitions of Stamens

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Usage examples for Stamens

  1. Petals 5, funnel- shaped, but quickly narrowing into long, erect, very slender hollow spurs, rounded at the tip and united below by the 5 spreading red sepals, between which the straight spurs ascend; numerous stamens and 5 pistils projecting. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al
  2. Round the pistil he put the orange- coloured stamens with their long narrow sacks on their heads, ready to be filled with pollen. – The Sun's Babies by Edith Howes
  3. The blossom opens like a star, with four stamens and four petals. – A Bird-Lover in the West by Olive Thorne Miller Harriet Mann Miller
  4. The handsome shiny evergreen foliage and large solitary white flowers with a mass of golden stamens, make it a beautiful object. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  5. The ten stamens, five short alternating with five long ones, and each bearing its pretty kidney- shaped anther of pale scarlet. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  6. When well grown, namely well fed and well pruned by cutting out all the weak wood and shortening back the strong shoots to six or seven eyes, Rosa gallica is worthy of a choice place as a decorative rose, whether in the house or on the exhibition bench, when the almost single flowers open and show their brilliant golden stamens. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  7. Calyx 5- lobed; 5 spreading petals inserted in its throat; numerous stamens; styles 3 to 5. Stem: A shrub or small tree, rarely attaining 30 ft. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al
  8. This may be accomplished by the simple agency of the wind blowing the pollen broadcast, but it is done much better by insects, which brush against the stamens, and carry grains of the pollen to the next flower they visit. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  9. Flowers self- fertile or nearly so, open very late; stamens upright. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  10. The stamens of the Crescent are so imperfectly developed that every tenth row in the field should be Wilsons, or some other early and perfect- flowered variety. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  11. Flowers self- fertile or nearly so, open in mid- season; stamens upright. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  12. The window which looked upon the terrace was open; clematis, with its white stars relieved in the centre by the yellow bunch of their crisped stamens, clasped the railing. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
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