Flora of Australia Glossary — Vascular Plants
Compiled by A. McCusker
anther: the pollen-bearing part of a stamen. cf. filament.
extrorse: of anthers, opening away from the centre of the flower. cf. introrse.
introrse: of anthers, dehiscing towards the centre of the flower. cf. extrorse.
latrorse: turned sideways, i.e. not towards or away from axis; of anthers, opening laterally, i.e. towards adjacent anthers.
terminal: at the apex or distal end.