floral tube


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floral tube

n.
A tube usually formed by the basal fusion of the perianth and stamens, as in the flowers of the daffodil.
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As for that desert within a desert when the valley cactus raises her dry arms, at the axils where areoles protrude their wooly chins, their bristled spines, I give you succulent magenta from the floral tube. I store quench in my trunk & this I vow for both of us--you, my most tender-rooted thirst.
Zhu and Wu [24] first applied oblique steel floral tube micropile grouting technology to highway slope protection engineering and monitored the engineered structure.
In this paper, we considered a floral tube as constrict when the diameter of corolla throat is obviously narrower than corolla mouth and corolla curvature was defied as the curvature of corolla tube is greater than 5 [degrees], measured by a protractor according to Campos et al.
Flowers are salverform with a narrow tube that typically restricts nectar access to long-tongued insects (e.g., those with tongues equaling or exceeding floral tube length).
In some cases, however, smaller flower dimensions may be associated with body parts of the pollinators, such as the length and width of the beak of a hummingbird in relation to the floral tube or to the diameter of the corolla tube (Arizmendi and Ornelas, 1990).
AERIN rose hand and body cream, PS36 It's useful to have hand and body cream rolled into one and this comes in a pretty, floral tube. It absorbs well and left my skin feeling moisturised and smooth for hours afterwards.
In general, flowers are attractive, with petals fused to form a floral tube, threads fused with the corolla, making possible the access to the nectar produced in the base of the flower nectary disk, allowing the floral visitors that present mouth parts with the length related to the size of the nectary chamber, to reach the nectar (CARVALHO et al., 2007b).
Some of the major differences in the formulae are related to the fact that species in the Onagraceae have a floral tube or hypanthium, and this structure is represented in quite different ways in the three formulae.
In Tripterocalyx, the stamens and style are included in the floral tube; thus, the bag never contacted either organ.
With the floral tube 3/8 inch deep and the stiff sharp awns overtopping the flowers, only insects with a fairly long tongue can reach the nectar.
There is a floral tube, but it is united with the wall of the ovary.