Share this entry

Share this page

nectariferous

División en sílabas: nec·tar·if·er·ous
Pronunciación: /ˌnektəˈrifərəs
 
/

Definición de nectariferous en inglés:

adjetivo

Botany
(Of a flower) producing nectar.
Example sentences
  • The declining flowering phase of B. monosperma coincided with the peak flowering phase of Erythrina indica, another nectariferous tree with bright scarlet flowers that attract birds.
  • Neiland and Wilcock indicated that nectariferous orchids are more successful in setting fruit than nectarless species.
  • Although these four orchids are scented and nectariferous, natural fruit-set was low in the wild, particularly in E. mucronata and E. aestivalis.

Definición de nectariferous en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día raconteur
Pronunciación: ˌrakɒnˈtəː
noun
a person who tells anecdotes skilfully and amusingly…