Do floral herbivores respond to variation in flower characteristics in Gelsemium sempervirens (Loganiaceae), a distylous vine?

@article{Leege2002DoFH,
  title={Do floral herbivores respond to variation in flower characteristics in Gelsemium sempervirens (Loganiaceae), a distylous vine?},
  author={Lissa M. Leege and Lorne M. Wolfe},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={2002},
  volume={89 8},
  pages={1270-4}
}
We tested the hypothesis that traits traditionally thought to function in pollination can also influence attack by floral herbivores. Because distylous species produce two different flower types, we used Gelsemium sempervirens, a distylous vine of southeastern USA, to examine the frequency and pattern of floral herbivory in relation to floral… CONTINUE READING

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