floral cup


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floral cup

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Noun1.floral cup - the cuplike or ringlike or tubular structure of a flower which bears the sepals and stamens and calyx (as in Rosaceae)
plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
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It is hypothesised that yeasts colonise the floral cup and ferment the sugars in the nectar to produce the ethanol (Birtchnell and Gibson 2008).
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