osmophore


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osmophore

[′äz·mə‚fȯr]
(botany)
A particular flower part specialized for odor production.
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Key words: Arisaema triphyllum, Jack-in-the-pulpit, spadix, osmophore, aroid, Araceae, Collembola, springtail.
A simple floral fragrance and unusual osmophore structure in Cyclopogon elatus (Orchidaceae).
5 mm diameter and presence of osmophores as likely responsible for the release of perfume.