Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Furnished with stamens.

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  • adjective Furnished with stamens.

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  • adjective Furnished with stamens.

Etymologies

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stamen +‎ -ed

Examples

  • Many of the cultivated Gloxinias also show erect, regular, five stamened flowers, but these are probably cases of irregular peloria.

    Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants

  • A cunningly bound spray of yellow-stamened lilies followed the curving line of her low-necked dress, ending in a cluster in her bosom; the glossy little leaves of the smilax the florist had wreathed in with them stood sharply against the whiteness of her neck.

    A Daughter of To-Day

  • When an insect visits a flower with short stamens, that part is covered with pollen which in the short-styled (but long-stamened) flower will strike the stigma, as the pistil in one flower is almost exactly of the length of the stamens in the other form.

    Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany For High Schools and Elementary College Courses

  • Heterocentron roseum (which would be best), or of Monochoetum, or any eight-stamened Melastomad, of which you have specimens from several localities (as this would ensure specimens having been taken from distinct plants), and observe whether the pistil bends differently or stamens differently in different plants?

    More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 2

  • P.S. -- Do you happen to know, when there are only four stamens, whether it is the petal or sepal-facers which are preserved? and whether in the four-stamened forms the pistil is rectangularly bent or is straight?

    More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 2

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