Anther vs Protogynous - What's the difference?

anther | protogynous |


In botany|lang=en terms the difference between anther and protogynous

is that anther is (botany) the pollen-bearing part of the stamen of a flower while protogynous is (botany) whose female parts (archegonia]]) mature before the male parts ([[antheridium|antheridia) release their spermatozoids.

As a noun anther

is (botany) the pollen-bearing part of the stamen of a flower.

As an adjective protogynous is

(biology) exhibiting protogyny.

anther

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (botany) The pollen-bearing part of the stamen of a flower.
  • Anagrams

    * *

    protogynous

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (biology) Exhibiting protogyny.
  • (botany) Whose female parts (stigma) becomes mature before the male ones (anthers).
  • (botany) Whose female parts (archegonia]]) mature before the male parts ([[antheridium, antheridia) release their spermatozoids .
  • Antonyms

    * protandrous