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what are sterile stamens?

what are sterile stamens?

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Shilpi Mittal
askIITians Faculty 24 Points
7 years ago
Hello student,
Stamen is pollen producing male reproductive organ in a flower. Stamen consists of a stalk called filament and pollen producing anther. However, some stamens fail to produce pollen grains which are called sterile stamen or staminodes.

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