Meaning of viscidium in English:

viscidium

Pronunciation /vɪˈsɪdɪəm/

noun

Botany
  • In many orchids: a sticky pad on the caudicle or stipe of a pollinium, by means of which the latter is attached to the pollinating insect.

Origin

1930s. From scientific Latin viscidium from post-classical Latin viscidus + scientific Latin -idium.