What is the question?

I may not know the question, but here’s the anther! Ha, ha, just kidding! (Here’s a flower anatomy lesson showing how the anther relates to the other sexual organs of the flower.) Normally, we don’t look at the parts of a flower as close as they are shown in these photos.

I photographed the anther above on an asiatic lily using my Nikon wireless macro strobe kit. The two anther photographs below were long daylight exposures of a day lily.

Anthers 1

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Anthers 2

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