Glossary: viscidium

Definition:

(in Orchidaceae) a viscid part of the rostellum, which is clearly defined and removed with the pollinia as a unit, and serves to attach the pollinia to an insect or other agent.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-20

Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: viscidium .
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=832, retrieved 6 July 2020

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