July 09, 2012 – Stamen

In search of the proper name for the part in the middle of a flower, I randomly typed “filament” in Google and was lucky enough to find that it’s called a stamen. Apparently, the long part really IS called a filament, and the oval head is called an anther. There’s our biology lesson of the day!

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