staminode

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staminode

[′stā·mə‚nōd]
(botany)
A stamen with no functional anther.
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In some flowers, the sepals appear petaloid; in others, highly modified staminodia are petal-like.
Free staminodia L-shaped, 10-20 mm long, dorsally with spoonshaped appendage ca.
Free staminodia L-shaped, 8-10 mm long, dorsally with a spoon-shaped, papillose (up to 1 mm) appendage ca.
Free staminodia inflexed, 6-10 mm long, without appendage.
Free staminodia L-shaped, 12-15 (-18) mm long, dorsally with a spoon-shaped, papillose (0.
Staminodia develop from normal stamen primordia, but with altered developmental processes and patterns.
It differs from the type subspecies by its habitat, tuberose roots, and the color of petals, filaments, staminodia and style.