FRAGRANCES: Role in Nature

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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They diffuse scent production, localized scent production, osmophores or scent glands, tips of sepals, lip sources, etc.; for details refer to SA86Dec-139
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