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Summer/Fall 2013 Mystery Image

Okay, have we stumped you on this one? We decided it was time to give you a real test to see how good your guessing abilities are and also how creative you could be.

So what is it?

This is the anther of from a mesquite tree. What is an anther? We thought you might ask this question and so we have a great place for you to learn more about flowers and their parts. Oops that was a hint. The anther is part of a flower.

To learn more try this link to see what Dr. Landrum is looking at through a microscope in his laboratory. You can change the magnification and also see all the parts of a flower labeled - including the anther.

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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Thank you for your submission!
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: August 10, 2012
  • Date accessed: October 17, 2018
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APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2012, August 10). Thank you for your submission!. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved October 17, 2018 from

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Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Thank you for your submission!". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 10 August, 2012.

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Thank you for your submission!". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 10 Aug 2012. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 17 Oct 2018.

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