Poinsettia Pollen Sap?

mcgyvr2009i(Schenectady, NY 5b)January 30, 2013

I have a few poinsettia plants. All of them are in bloom. I have noticed a little cup (kind of like a pitcher plant but hundreds of times smaller) that has a thick sticky syrup-like substance coming out of it. I was wondering if that's the pollen? If so, do I just swab that and rub it on the pistol? If it's not the pollen, is it nectar? If not that either, then what is it? Thanks.

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tsugajunkie z5 SE WI

Sounds like the stigma, not the stamen.

This link may help.


Here is a link that might be useful: Poinsettia pollination

    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 10:14PM
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