What are pollinators?

A pollinator is anything that helps fertilize plants through the transfer of pollen. Fertilized plants produce fruits and seeds. Over 80% of the world's flowering plants reproduce with the help of pollinators!

Source: Pollinators. (n.d.). Retrieved April 22, 2020, from https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/pollinators/

Watch this excerpt from the film

"Wings of Life" to see pollinators in action! 

The plants below can be found in our collection. Hover over them to learn about their pollinators!

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"Rooster Flower"
Aristolochia labiata
Musa x paradisiaca
"Chinese Lantern"
Hibiscus schizopetalus
"Darwin Orchid"
Angraecum sesquipedale 
"Traveler's Tree"
Ravenala madagascariensis 
"Sensitive Plant"
Mimosa pudica 
"Flamingo Plant"
Justicia carnea 
"Dragon Fruit"
Hylocereus undatus 
"Lollipop Flower"
Pachystachys lutea 
"Angel's Trumpit"
Brugmansia hybrid

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