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Stamen: Quiz


Question 1: Each stamen generally has a stalk called the filament (from Latin filum, meaning "thread"), and, on top of the filament, an anther (from ________ anthera, feminine of antheros "flowery," from anthos "flower"), and pollen sacs, called microsporangia.
Aeolic GreekAttic GreekDoric GreekAncient Greek

Question 2: synandrous: only the anthers are connate (such as in the ________)
FlowerFlowering plantPlantAsteraceae

Question 3: Bisexual plants are named ________ or perfect flowers.
HermaphroditeIntersexualitySpeciesSexual differentiation

Question 4: The stamen (plural stamina or stamens, from ________ stamen meaning "thread of the warp") is the male organ of a flower.
Old LatinRoman EmpireVulgar LatinLatin

Question 5: 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 ________ family (Berberidaceae).
BerberisMahoniaBerberis vulgarisCaulophyllum

Question 6: Stamens of a ________ (Passiflora caerulea) showing interesting symmetry
United StatesPassion flowerPassiflora edulisPassiflora tarminiana

Question 7: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
CopyrightIntellectual propertyCopyright infringementPublic domain

Question 8: The development of the microsporangia and the contained haploid gametophytes, (called pollen-grains) is closely comparable with that of the microsporangia in gymnosperms or heterosporous ________.
Flowering plantFernPlantEmbryophyte

Question 9: It is then dropped, or carried by some external agent — wind, water or some member of the animal kingdom — onto the receptive surface of the ________ of the same or another flower, which is thus pollinated.
GynoeciumStamenFlowering plantPollen

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