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nectary (s), nectaries (pl)
1. The nectar-producing organ of a flowering plant.
2. A glandlike organ, located outside or within a flower, that secretes nectar.
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extrafloral nectaries
Organs that secrete, often no more than small patches of tissue, which produce sugary secretions, hat possibly contain amino acids, attractive to ants and other insects.

By definition, extrafloaral nectaries are not involved in pollination, although they may occur on the flower outside the perianth or the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils.

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