Research Discovers Flower Petals have Sticky Coating for Bees!


Researchers found that the surface of petals are similar to Velcro, which is useful for bees,

Flower Cells have sticky coating for bees!

Picture Courtesy of http://www.pravda.ru

not letting go with the wind…

For a long time, scientists have known that the petals of most flowering plants (angiosperms) have cone-shaped cells that are not found anywhere else in the plant.

Researchers now report that this miniature scenery serves like a surface of Velcro, to which pollinating bees adhere. This feature is particularly useful when the wind starts blowing hard.

Read More: http://english.pravda.ru/science/earth/21-06-2012/121450-flowers_bees-0/

About Corina Heppner

I love flowers! I enjoy writing about them as well as gardening. Mostly I love finding new and unique flower gardening ideas I encourage you to post regularly on this blog, and send in guest blogs or ideas for new blogs as well. New and exciting blogs are always welcome I intend to post a lot of interesting facts and fun stuff about flowers, as well as info on many varieties of flowers.
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