introrse


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introrse

[′in‚trȯrs]
(biology)
Turned inward or toward the axis.
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Similarities between flowers of Adenanthemum Conwentz and Itea include that the flowers are hermaphroditic, pedicellate, have a pentamerous and actinomorphic perianth with distinct whorls of sepals and petals, a valvate corolla, a haplostemonous androecium with antesepalous stamens, dorsifixed anthers with introrse dehiscence, a superior ovary (ovary position is variable in Itea), two fused styles, and a single, capitate stigma (Conwentz, 1886; Kubitzki, 2007a).
15 mm long, fimbriate, white, proximally yellow; stamens 5; anthers sagittate, introrse, 2.
0) functionally introrse (see Dickison, 1992), (1) extrorse.