n.1.(Bot.) The outer coat of the anther.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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#23 and 26), whereas members of the Kalmia group are possibly linked by the presence of an exothecium (char.
Exothecium lacking (0); exothecium present (cells of anther epidermis thickened)(l) (e) 68.