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Natural Selection on Floral Traits in Two Species of Lobelia with Different Pollinators
Author(s): M. O. Johnston
Publication Type: Article
Article Topic(s): Pollination,Morphology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal flower),
AbstractEvaluates floral traits influencing selection in hummingbird-pollinated Lobelia cardinalis and bumblebee-pollinated L. siphilitica. The functional significance of floral traits is discussed.
Suggested CitationM. O. Johnston. "Natural Selection on Floral Traits in Two Species of Lobelia with Different Pollinators." Evolution 45.6 (1991): 1468-1479.