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nectary

Saltos de línea: nec|tary
Pronunciación: /ˈnɛkt(ə)ri
 
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Definición de nectary en inglés:

sustantivo (plural nectaries)

Botany
A nectar-secreting glandular organ in a flower (floral) or on a leaf or stem (extrafloral).
Example sentences
  • The calyx, the subtending bracts and the two prophylls bear groups of extrafloral nectaries (single peltate trichomes).
  • So these are called extra floral nectaries and this process really drives what goes on here in this forest.
  • As the flowers are proterogynous anthesis was considered to comprise the period between bud opening and the abscission of stamens and nectaries.

Origen

mid 18th century: from modern Latin nectarium, from nectar (see nectar).

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