Floral dimorphism in plant populations with combined versus separate sexes.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND AIMS Dimorphism among floral traits can evolve through variation in selection intensity between female and male performance, especially when sex functions are separated between flowers on a plant (monoecy), or between individuals (dioecy). In animal-pollinated species, male floral traits are predicted to be larger because competition for… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcr025

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