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Floral polymorphy and amphimictic breeding systems in Ruellia caroliniensis (Acanthaceae)
Author(s): R. W. Long
Publication Type: Article
Journal: American Journal of Botany
Article Topic(s): Ecotype, Morphology, Phenology, Pollination, Provenance, Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse
Species Referenced: Ruellia caroliniensis (Carolina wild petunia),
AbstractInvestigates the floral morphology and breeding systems of Ruellia caroliniensis. There are six different functional floral morphs. The plants are self-compatible and the resulting fruits and seeds are usually normal.
Suggested CitationR. W. Long. "Floral polymorphy and amphimictic breeding systems in Ruellia caroliniensis (Acanthaceae)." American Journal of Botany 58.6 (1971): 525-531.