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New details on daffodils
11:00am Tuesday 19th February 2013 in News
New research from Oxford University has shown that the daffodil’s ‘trumpet’ is not an extension of the petals, as previously thought, but is in fact a distinct organ.
Scientists studied the development of plant’s corona, as it is known, and found that it is related to the stamens which are the pollen-producing reproductive organs. Researchers found that the corona only begins to form after the other parts of the flower are fully established.
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