Differentiation in a tropical deceptive orchid: colour polymorphism and beyond

@article{Juillet2010DifferentiationIA,
  title={Differentiation in a tropical deceptive orchid: colour polymorphism and beyond},
  author={Nicolas Juillet and Roxane Delle-Vedove and Laurent Dormont and Bertrand Schatz and Thierry Pailler},
  journal={Plant Systematics and Evolution},
  year={2010},
  volume={289},
  pages={213-221}
}
Colour polymorphism has often been described among individuals of deceptive orchid species, and several studies have investigated reproductive success variations among colour morphs. However, whether colour morphs differed in other traits has received little attention in previous studies. Here, we report the case of a tropical deceptive orchid in Reunion Island that exhibits three different colour varieties. We investigated patterns of trait variation among colour varieties and found… CONTINUE READING
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