(L. versatillis: mobile, that turns easily) adj. Turning freely on its support, attached near the middle rather that at one end, as an anther attached near the middle and capable of swinging freely on the filament. Cf. basifixed and dorsifixed.
able to move freely in all directions; "an owl's versatile toe can move backward and forward"; "an insect's versatile antennae can move up and down or laterally"; "a versatile anther of a flower moves freely in the wind"