Experimental analysis of protogyny in Aquilegia canadensis (Ranunculaceae).


Dichogamy is very common in flowering plants and is widely thought to reduce pollen-pistil interference, especially self-pollination. Yet, the functional significance of dichogamy has rarely been studied. We investigated the nature and functioning of dichogamy in eastern Ontario populations of Aquilegia canadensis, a highly selfing columbine previously… (More)


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@article{Griffin2000ExperimentalAO, title={Experimental analysis of protogyny in Aquilegia canadensis (Ranunculaceae).}, author={Sean Griffin and Katherine Mavraganis and Claudia Eckert}, journal={American journal of botany}, year={2000}, volume={87 9}, pages={1246-56} }