Pollen is the fine, powdery substance released by anthers, a part of the flower. Pollen grains contain the male gametes of plants, which makes male sperm the closest analogous type of cell to pollen in the human body.
© 2010- The University of Melbourne and Australian National University. All rights reserved.
This information is copyrighted (disclaimer & copyright). Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission. This includes all pollen information and forecasts.