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Definition of nectarium

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Definition as written by Monocromatico:

Nectarium, nectary, nectaria, nectaries. Those are the structures (glands) responsible for the production of nectar. It can be an structure associated with flowers (hairs, or glandular discs around the ovarium), inflorescences (like that small yellow cup next to the inflorescences of Poinsetia - Euphorbia pulcherrima), leaves or stem (Passion vines, Sapium, some Cotton species and Impatiens).

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