A simple floral fragrance and unusual osmophore structure in Cyclopogon elatus (Orchidaceae).

@article{Wiemer2009ASF,
  title={A simple floral fragrance and unusual osmophore structure in Cyclopogon elatus (Orchidaceae).},
  author={A P Wiemer and Marcela Mor{\'e} and S Benitez-Vieyra and Andrea Ar{\'i}stides Cocucci and Robert A. Raguso and Alicia N S{\'e}rsic},
  journal={Plant biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          506-14
        }
}
We studied gland morphology, anatomy and the chemical composition of the floral fragrance in the sweat bee-pollinated orchid Cyclopogon elatus. This is apparently the first such analysis for any Cyclopogon species, and one of very few studies in which both odour and osmophore are characterised in a nectar-rewarding orchid. Structures responsible for floral scent production were localised with neutral red staining and histochemical assays for lipids and starch. Their morphology and anatomy were… 

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