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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fitted for collecting and carrying pollen; polliniferous.
  • Collecting and carrying pollen: a term applied to bees which collect pollen for the sustenance of their young.


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  • "Now, on one occasion, in a flower belonging to an individual of _Salvia verticillata_, and only on the left stamen, I observed a perfectly developed and pollinigerous lower cell, perfectly homologous with that which is normally developed in _Salvia officinalis_.

    On the Genesis of Species


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