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Floral traits and pollination modes in Kosteletzkya virginica (Malvaceae)

Author(s): C. J. Ruan, P. Qin and Y. G. Xi

Year: 2005

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Belgian Journal of Botany
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Volume: 138
Issue: 1
Pages: 39-46

Article Topic(s): Morphology,Pollination,Light
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Kosteletzkya virginica (Virginia saltmarsh mallow),


Studies the morphological changes and conditions under which Kosteletzkya virginica (syn. K. pentacarpos) is pollinated by insects or cross-pollinated. Environmental conditions (sunny versus cloudy) affected the frequency with which plants were self-pollinated.

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C. J. Ruan, P. Qin and Y. G. Xi. "Floral traits and pollination modes in Kosteletzkya virginica (Malvaceae)." Belgian Journal of Botany 138.1 (2005): 39-46.

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ISSN: 0778-4031

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