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Yuccas, yucca moths, and coevolution: A review

Author(s): O. Pellmyr

Year: 2003

Publication Type: Review
Journal: Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden
Volume: 90
Issue: 1
Pages: 35-55

Article Topic(s): Pollination, Systematics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Yucca filamentosa (Adam's needle),


Reviews the pollination mutualism between yuccas, including Yucca filamentosa, and the yucca moth from an evolutionary perspective. Summarizes current knowledge and novel developments that shed new light on ideas about co-speciation.

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O. Pellmyr. "Yuccas, yucca moths, and coevolution: A review." Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 90.1 (2003): 35-55.

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