. Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Institution; Smithsonian Institution. Archives; Discoveries in science. BEES AND FLOWERS. 478 to ivacli the noctiir (at ikj, fiii". 1) \\w Ixv (D) strikes with liis head the short sterile aiMU {ac) whieh aets as a sort of l(>ver to hrino; >lowu the loii<i- arm with its poHen sac {(t) to cover his haelc with the fertile dust. 'V\\\\s laden the l)usy workman (lies to anoth'.'r flower and,. Fig. 1.—Flower of Salvia ojficinalis. (.From Cheshire: Bees and Bee-keeping.) A. Yoiing flower, showing an atro

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. Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Institution; Smithsonian Institution. Archives; Discoveries in science. BEES AND FLOWERS. 478 to ivacli the noctiir (at ikj, fiii". 1) \\w Ixv (D) strikes with liis head the short sterile aiMU {ac) whieh aets as a sort of l(>ver to hrino; >lowu the loii<i- arm with its poHen sac {(t) to cover his haelc with the fertile dust. 'V\\\\s laden the l)usy workman (lies to anoth'.'r flower and,. Fig. 1.—Flower of Salvia ojficinalis. (.From Cheshire: Bees and Bee-keeping.) A. Yoiing flower, showing an atrophied pollen sac. B. Old flower, showing the stigma. C. Young, longitudinal section. D. Same visited by a bee. E. Longitudinal section, V)aso of the corolla tube, a fertile pollen sac; <(r sterile pollen sac; <? connective which joins the two sacs and which can oscillate in hi around the filament of stamen /; st style; ng nectary at base of ovaries; ca calyx; co corolla. as he enters, l)riishes off some pollen on the projecting stigma (fit). With the exception of the Salria eorcina, studied by Ogle and Dar- win, all the sages are thus fertilized by the bees.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents; United States National Museum. Report of the U. S. National Museum; Smithsonian Institution. Report of the Secretary. Washington : Smithsonian Institution

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