Functional implications of the staminal lever mechanism in Salvia cyclostegia (Lamiaceae).

@article{Zhang2011FunctionalIO,
  title={Functional implications of the staminal lever mechanism in Salvia cyclostegia (Lamiaceae).},
  author={B. Zhang and R. Classen-Bockhoff and Zhi-qiang Zhang and S. Sun and Yan-Jiang Luo and Q. Li},
  journal={Annals of botany},
  year={2011},
  volume={107 4},
  pages={
          621-8
        }
}
  • B. Zhang, R. Classen-Bockhoff, +3 authors Q. Li
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of botany
  • BACKGROUND AND AIMS Flower morphology and inflorescence architecture affect pollinator foraging behaviour and thereby influence the process of pollination and the reproductive success of plants. This study explored possible ecological functions of the lever-like stamens and the floral design in Salvia cyclostegia. METHODS Flower construction was experimentally manipulated by removing either the lower lever arms or the upper fertile thecae of the two stamens from a flower. The two types of… CONTINUE READING
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