Flora of Australia Glossary — Vascular Plants
Compiled by A. McCusker
anther: the pollen-bearing part of a stamen. cf. filament.
filament: the stalk of a stamen; a thread one or more cells thick. cf. anther.
stamen: one of the male organs of a flower, consisting typically of a stalk (filament) and a pollen-bearing portion (anther). adj. staminate.