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Plant Nectar MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Plant Nectar
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.780
Unique ID
D057048
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057048
Scope Note
Sugar-rich liquid produced in plant glands called nectaries. It is either produced in flowers or other plant structures, providing a source of attraction for pollinating insects and animals, as well as being a nutrient source to animal mutualists which provide protection of plants against herbivores.
Entry Term(s)
Nectar
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Flowers (2000-2009)
Plant Proteins (1999-2009)
See Also
Flowers
Honey
Pollination
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Plant Nectar Preferred
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