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Effect of pollinators and nectar robbers on nectar production and pollen deposition in Hamelia patens (Rubiaceae)

Author(s): E. Lasso and M. E. Naranjo

Month: Mar
Year: 2003

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Biotropica
Volume: 35
Issue: 1
Pages: 57-66

Article Topic(s): Pollination
Research Setting(s): Forest

Species Referenced: Hamelia patens (Scarletbush),

Abstract

Researches pollination of Hamelia patens in Costa Rica. All seven pollinators were hummingbirds. Four pollen robbers were also identified (one hummingbird and three perching birds). The effects of the frequency of visitation and pollen robbing on actual pollination is discussed.

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E. Lasso and M. E. Naranjo. "Effect of pollinators and nectar robbers on nectar production and pollen deposition in Hamelia patens (Rubiaceae)." Biotropica 35.1 (2003): 57-66.

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