Laércio P. Amaral-Neto

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Most Papilionoideae species exhibit specialized flowers with the standard petal placed in the upper position and the keel and surrounding wings acting as the landing platform for bee visitors. For some groups, however, flowers became resupinate so that bees land at the standard petal. In this upside-down morphology, the pollen is deposited onto the dorsal(More)
Colour is one of the most obvious advertisements of flowers, and occurs in a huge diversity among the angiosperms. Flower colour is responsible for attraction from a distance, whereas contrasting colour patterns within flowers aid orientation of flower visitors after approaching the flowers. Due to the striking differences in colour vision systems and(More)
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