Synonyms Of pollen
Definition Of pollen
a fine powdery substance, typically yellow, consisting of microscopic grains discharged from the male part of a flower or from a male cone. Each grain contains a male gamete that can fertilize the female ovule, to which pollen is transported by the wind, insects, or other animals.
The stigmas were then pollinated with pollen from a flower whose anther had dehisced that day.
Example Of pollen
Bees occasionally collect olive pollen , but wind is the primary pollination vector.
Each experiment was carried out on flower heads which had been protected from foreign pollen by bagging.
Females produced more pollen per anther than males, and pollen size was the same in both sexes.
Freshly harvested pollen was dusted onto a microscope slide with a brush to which four or five drops of stain were added.