The anther consists of lobes containing the minute powdery pollen grains, which, when mature, are discharged by a fissure or opening of some sort.
A yellowish powdery mixture of zinc and lead oxides collects on the lead; it is skimmed off and sold as paint.
Plucking one from the bush, she rolled the berry in her hand, removing the powdery haze from its surface.
These Arka-tagh mountains are built up, at all events superficially, of sand and powdery, finely sifted disintegrated material.
Then the walls of the mother-cells are absorbed, and the pollengrains float freely in the fluid of the pollen-sacs, which gradually disappears, and the mature grains form a powdery mass within the anther.