pollen sac


noun Botany.

one of the cavities in an anther in which pollen is produced.

Origin of pollen sac

First recorded in 1870–75
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pollen sac

The microsporangium of a seed plant in which pollen is produced. The pollen sacs of angiosperms are located in the anthers, while those of conifers are located in the male cones.
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