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Unformatted text preview: pollen floats on. * When the pollen is within 1 inch of the female it sets a direct course of fertilization. * The fish are then used to disperse the eggs. Arctic Rose * Uses heat and food to attract insects. * Has a rotating stem that allows it to track the sun at all times. Jungle Bucket Orchid * Lives on rain and rotting leaves. * It has one and only one pollinator, the iridescent pollen bees. * Bees also need the flower to reproduce. They use the wax from the flower to make a perfume used in mating. * The bee falls into the pool of pollen, it then finds an escape tunnel that the flower creates especially for this purpose. At the opening of the tunnel it is grasped by the flower like a vice while the flower glues two pollen sacs to the bees back. * Then the bee that has the pollen sacs falls into another pool and fertilizes the flower....
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2008 for the course BI SC 001 taught by Professor Schlegel during the Spring '99 term at Penn State.
- Spring '99