The plants that are
pollinated by moth (nocturnal
called sphingophilous or phalaenophylousplant.
These plants have large
flowers with strong sweet scent.
These features allow moths that are active at night to find the flowers
from afar. The moth stay on the wing while inserting their long tongue
into the deep nectar container,
These plant comprise the longest nectar bearing
flowering tubes known in the
Photo by Steve Swirsky
(South-East Florida, USA): Night bloomingCereusand a