Flower Specialization in a Passively Pollinated Monoecious Fig : a Question of Style and Stigma ?

  title={Flower Specialization in a Passively Pollinated Monoecious Fig : a Question of Style and Stigma ?},
  author={Emmanuelle Jousselin and Finn Kjellberg and E. Herre},
The stability of the mutualism between figs and their pollinator wasps depends on the patterns of seed and wasp production. In Ficus maxima, a passively pollinated monoecious fig, we estimated the correlations among different flower characteristics and determined their relationships with pollination success and pollinator oviposition. Across flowers, stigma length shows an allometric relationship with style length, and style length correlates negatively with style width. Longer-styled flowers… CONTINUE READING
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