Extrorse



[ek-strawrs, ek-strawrs] /ɛkˈstrɔrs, ˈɛk strɔrs/

adjective, Botany.
1.
turned or facing outward, as anthers that open toward the perianth.
/ɛkˈstrɔːs/
adjective
1.
(botany) turned or opening outwards or away from the axis: extrorse anthers
extrorse
(ěk’strôrs’)
Facing outward, away from the central axis around which a flower is arranged. Used of anthers and the direction in which they open to release pollen.

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