Pollinator specialization and pollination syndromes of three related North American Silene.

@article{Reynolds2009PollinatorSA,
  title={Pollinator specialization and pollination syndromes of three related North American Silene.},
  author={Richard W. Reynolds and Matthew Westbrook and Alexandra S Rohde and Julie M. Cridland and Charles B. Fenster and Michele R. Dudash},
  journal={Ecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 8},
  pages={2077-87}
}
Community and biogeographic surveys often conclude that plant-pollinator interactions are highly generalized. Thus, a central implication of the pollination syndrome concept, that floral trait evolution occurs primarily via specialized interactions of plants with their pollinators, has been questioned. However, broad surveys may not distinguish whether flower visitors are actual pollen vectors and hence lack power to assess the relationship between syndrome traits and the pollinators… CONTINUE READING

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