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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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Natural Selection on Floral Traits in Two Species of Lobelia with Different Pollinators

Author(s): M. O. Johnston

Month: Sep
Year: 1991

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Evolution
Volume: 45
Issue: 6
Pages: 1468-1479

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

Species Referenced: Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal flower),

Abstract

Evaluates floral traits influencing selection in hummingbird-pollinated Lobelia cardinalis and bumblebee-pollinated L. siphilitica. The functional significance of floral traits is discussed.

Suggested Citation

M. O. Johnston. "Natural Selection on Floral Traits in Two Species of Lobelia with Different Pollinators." Evolution 45.6 (1991): 1468-1479.

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