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First Orchid Fossil Puts Showy Blooms At Some 80 Million Years Old

Biologists at Harvard University have identified the ancient fossilized remains of a pollen-bearing bee as the first hint... Read More

Pollinia

See pollinium (singular) for definition and additional... Read More

First Orchid Fossil Puts Showy Blooms At Some 80 Million Years Old

Biologists at Harvard University have identified the ancient fossilized remains of a pollen-bearing bee as the first hint... Read More

Pollinium

Definition noun, plural: pollinia A mass of coherent pollen grains, as in the flowers of orchids and milkweeds... Read More

Pollinarium

Definition noun, plural: pollinaria The collective term for pollinia, caudicles, stipes and viscidium of a flower,... Read More

Gynospermium

Gynospermium or column is a floral structure characteristic for orchidaceae family. It is formed by a pistil merged together... Read More

Anther cap

Definition noun The covering over the pollinia of certain flowers, such as orchids. Supplement Word origin: anther: from... Read More