Nectary

nectary

Origin: From Nectar: cf. F. Nectaire.

(Science: botany) That part of a blossom which secretes nectar, usually the base of the corolla or petals; also, the spur of such flowers as the larkspur and columbine, whether nectariferous or not. See the Illustration of nasturtium. A gland (often a protuberance or depression) that secretes nectar.The part of a plant responsible for producing [[nectar.

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