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Why is the stigma of a flower sticky?

Answer

So that bees can suck nector out of a flower.
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the stigma is sticky in all flowers so that when insects brush past it, the pollen on their bodies sticks to it. the pollen grain, once landed on the stigma, grows a pollen tube down
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There is no official name for it, refered to as 'sticky stuff
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Stigmas have a sticky top that allows the pollen to stick and pollinate the plant. Without pollination, there would be no seeds. The stigma is generally in the center of the flower
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