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Definition of stigma

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

The part of the pistil that receives the pollen

Definition as written by kdjoergensen:

In lilies, the stigma is the off-colored tip of the style. When pollen land on the sigma, fertilization of the lily can begin.

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Definition as written by weebus:

The pollen receptive area of a pistil.


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