verb[with object] Biology
Cause to protrude; push out: (as adjective exserted) an exserted stigma
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- On the basis of the phylogenic relationships, autogamous species most likely evolved from self-incompatibility ancestors that have exserted stigmas.
- In flowers of short-styled individuals, the top of the stigma is located just above the midpoint of the corolla tube and stamens are slightly exserted.
- All three subspecies are white flowering with a tubular corolla and a long style that exserts the stigma from the corolla tube.
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