Flower Petals Take Shape


Spring gardens will soon bloom with an abundance of flowering plants—from cultivated roses to hillside wildflowers. The diversity among flowering plants is remarkable, and even within a single plant, you find an assortment of shapes and sizes. Plant organs—leaves and petals, for instance—clearly have distinct forms and functions and are subject to different… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001548


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