All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

Note the extra-floral nectaries (little green nodules) on the sepals of the Passionflower bud. They produce nectar to attract ants to protect the plant from Gluf Fritillary caterpillars and other leaf-eating insects. (See next photo for more information)
Note the extra-floral nectaries (little green nodules) on the sepals of the Passionflower bud. They produce nectar to attract ants to protect the plant from Gluf Fritillary caterpillars and other leaf-eating insects. (See next photo for more information)

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