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nectary

an area of tissue in many flowers that secretes sugary nectar, serving as an attraction for visiting insects. Nectaries are frequently deep inside the corolla so that the pollinator both deposits and carries off pollen. see ENTOMOPHILY.
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In the modern genera Woodfordia and Sonneratia the stipe is short and in Sonneratia it is encircled by a floral nectary (Tobe et al.
ovalifoliolata such as fresh mild odour, hidden nectar in modest quantity and pinkish red nectary disc serving as nectar guide conform to bee-flowers (Faegri and van der Pijl, 1979).
esculentus flowers; then the nectary is no easily accessible for these bees perhaps due to their body sizes (body length = 1.
Flowering phenology, nectary structure and breeding system in Corymborkis flava (Spiranthoideae: Tropididae), a terrestrial orchid from a Neotropical Forest.
A young nectary has a plug in an orifice, and as the nectary matures, the plug is expelled and an additional new orifice, with a plug, is added.
The compounds could simply be leaking out of the plant into the nectary.
We analyzed the total number of flowers approached and fed upon, the mean times of nectary "discovery" and probing duration, and the total time spent foraging, for both days using repeated measurements ANOVA, to test the hypothesis that negative reinforcement reduces foraging intensity.
At anthesis (flowering) time ovary is surrounded by a bright green belt thought to be a nectary.