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Why flowers smell? what's the reason?

  1. Dec 16, 2005 #1
    why some of them smell? what's the reason?
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  3. Dec 17, 2005 #2


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    To attract insects, for pollination.
  4. Dec 17, 2005 #3
    I mean how? what cause the smell?
  5. Dec 17, 2005 #4


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    Cause of the fragrance in flowers...

    excerpt from http://www.millsfarmplants.co.uk/Scented_plants.htm [Broken]
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