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Producing nectar.
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Adj.1.nectariferous - possessing nectaries
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The combination of characters present in this taxon: small pentamerous flowers with cupulate hypanthium ending in a thick presumably nectariferous rim, triangular sepals with a prominent midvein or keel, thin clawed cucullate petals alternating with the sepals, and stamens opposite to the petals is not found in the Solanaceae or even in the Asteridae, but in the Rhamnaceae, a family that is today classified with the Order Rosales in the Rosid clade (APG, 1998, 2003).
The population of insect pollinators will be increased by providing nesting and egg-laying sites, reintroducing new colonies of the main pollinators and reinforcing populations of other nectariferous plant species in the area.
The secretion of nectar may occur either through stomata on the epidermis of the nectariferous tissue or through epidermal cells or trichomes (Fahn, 1979; Elias, 1983).
Other nectariferous flowers less extremly monosymmetric than Schizanthus are, e.
The flowers are relatively inconspicuous, unscented, and nectariferous.
First, if the orchid species actually secretes nectar then the identification of pollen grains of other nectariferous species on the orchid pollinator allows us to determine if the orchid species is in competition with co-blooming plants (Bernhardt & Burns-Balogh, 1987; Indsto et al.
Thus, it is clear that the female floral resources are expected to be more variable than the male's that are using only nectariferous plants.
Some families will usually have a nectariferous disk that preserves above the perianth scar in mature fruits, e.
Areoles without glandular nectariferous cells = 0; areoles with nectariferous cells = 1 15.
brightly colored, often in the red and orange range, and often with contrasting colors in different parts of the infloreseence Corolla long, narrow, and tubular, with a constricted throat and a slightly flaring mouth; thick in texture Style usually equaling corolla length, with stigma located at the mouth of the corolla tube Anthers rigid, attached to the outside of the nectariferous disk and forming a tunnel leading to the nectar source; dehiscence introrse Pollen located in the bottom of long, tubular-adomed anthers, the theca of which are often granular of rarely with anthers bearing appendages (e.
These facts indicate that progenitors of subfamily Hamamelidoideae of Hamamelidaceae probably possessed an androecium with at least three whorls with a functional divergence of nectariferous staminodes and sterile structures (cf.
decorum, whereas peramorphic development (both acceleration and hypermo rphosis) causes larger nectariferous petals in D.