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A stamen consists of two parts namely


A

Anther and filament

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B

Filament and style

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C

Anther and style

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D

Stigma and style

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Solution

The correct option is A

Anther and filament


The correct option is A.

Explanation for Correct option:

  1. The anther is the part of the stamen that contains microsporangia.
  2. They usually have two lobes.
  3. Pollen grains grow from microspores present in microsporangium and contain male gametophytes and are supported by filaments of other stamens which are stem stems.

Explanation for Incorrect option:

Option B:

The filament is the stem of the stamen and the style is part of the female reproductive organ.

Option C:

  1. The anther is the part of the stamen that contains microsporangia.
  2. They usually have two lobes.
  3. Pollen grains grow from microspores present in the microspore and contain male gametophytes while style is part of the female reproductive organ.

Option D:

Stigma and style are both parts of the female reproductive system.

Final answer: A stamen consists of two parts namely an anther and filament.


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