Convergent evolution of floral traits and the utility of pollination syndromes

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Convergent evolution of floral traits and the utility of pollination syndromes
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2014-04-11 11:17:58
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pollination convergentevolution floral trait evolution
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animal and plant interaction
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Convergent evolution of floral traits and the utility of pollination syndromes
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  1. From darwin onwards, floral trait similarities among unrelated plants have been attributed to what
    selection by shared types of pollinators
  2. Faegri and van der Pijl formalised such trait similarities into a set of what, which were intended to recognise combinations of common trait states in plants attracting particular groups of visitors
    pollination syndromes
  3. what can pollination syndromes serve in effect for?
    two purposes: hypotheses for testing assumptions of pollinator mediated selection on specific traits and second, as educated guess in setting up suitable protocols for empirical study of plant pollinator interactions

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