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Reproductive Biology of Distylous Partridgeberry, Mitchella repens

Author(s): D. J. Hicks, R. Wyatt and T. R. Meagher

Month: Oct
Year: 1985

Publication Type: Article
Journal: American Journal of Botany
Volume: 72
Issue: 10
Pages: 1503-1514

Article Topic(s): Morphology,Pollination,Seed collecting,Seed increase
Research Setting(s): Forest

Species Referenced: Mitchella repens (Partridgeberry),


Analyzes the spatial distribution of two flower morphs (long-styled and short-styled) present in Mitchella repens. Pollination, mainly be bumblebees, was also investigated. Variation in functional gender based on these two floral morphs and from two populations is discussed.

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D. J. Hicks, R. Wyatt and T. R. Meagher. "Reproductive Biology of Distylous Partridgeberry, Mitchella repens." American Journal of Botany 72.10 (1985): 1503-1514.

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