Sentence Examples with the word Introrse

The anthers are called introrse when they dehisce by the surface next to the centre of the flower; they are extrorse when they dehisce by the outer surface; when they dehisce by the sides, as in Iris and some grasses, they are laterally dehiscent.

Sometimes, from their versatile nature, anthers originally introrse become extrorse, as in the Passionflower and Oxalis.