Lifetime fecundity and floral variation in Tuberaria guttata (Cistaceae), a Mediterranean annual

@article{Herrera2004LifetimeFA,
  title={Lifetime fecundity and floral variation in Tuberaria guttata (Cistaceae), a Mediterranean annual},
  author={Javier Giovanni Alvarez Herrera},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={172},
  pages={219-225}
}
  • J. Herrera
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Biology
  • Plant Ecology
In Tuberaria guttata, petal length, ovule number, and seeds per capsule raised steeply with increasing plant size (respectively, in the ranges 6-11 mm, 40-100, and 20-80), while the number of stamens varied relatively little (14-20). All flowers set fruit, and the rates of embryo abortion were independent of plant size and low on average. Individual fecundities had a markedly right-skewed frequency distribution (in the ranges 1-20 capsules and 20-1500 seeds per plant), which issued not only… 

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