Fritillaria imperialis showing nectaries
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Botanical Nerd Word: Nectary

Nectary: A tissue or organ which produces nectar.*

The nectaries of this Fritillaria imperialis can be seen at the inner base of the petals.

*Harris, J.G., Harris, M.W. (2001). Plant identification terminology: An illustrated glossary (2nd ed.). Spring Lake: Spring Lake Publishing.

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