The Discovery of Nectar and Nectaries and Its Relation to Views on Flowers and Insects

@article{Lorch1978TheDO,
  title={The Discovery of Nectar and Nectaries and Its Relation to Views on Flowers and Insects},
  author={Jacob W. Lorch},
  journal={Isis},
  year={1978},
  volume={69},
  pages={514 - 533}
}
  • J. Lorch
  • Published 1 December 1978
  • Sociology
  • Isis
STRICTLY SPEAKING, it all began with the first invasion of the land by plants, at the beginning of what some botanists (offended by the accepted usage of referring the age of the earth to animals) have proposed to call the Palaeophyticum. For hundreds of millions of years after that momentous event, plants existed side by side with animals of many affinities and were of course not ignored by them. Insects, when they first appeared on the earth, also entered into some sort of relationship with… 

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