Seed dispersal in the mycoheterotrophic orchid Yoania japonica: Further evidence for endozoochory by camel crickets.

@article{Suetsugu2018SeedDI,
  title={Seed dispersal in the mycoheterotrophic orchid Yoania japonica: Further evidence for endozoochory by camel crickets.},
  author={Kenji Suetsugu},
  journal={Plant biology},
  year={2018},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          707-712
        }
}
  • K. Suetsugu
  • Published 1 July 2018
  • Environmental Science
  • Plant biology
Although orthopterans are rarely considered to be effective seed dispersal agents, the large flightless crickets known as 'weta' have been suggested to function as ecological replacements for small mammals in New Zealand, where such mammals are absent. In addition, a recent study reported that camel crickets mediate seed dispersal of several heterotrophic plants, including Yoania amagiensis in Japan. I investigated the seed dispersal mechanism of Yoania japonica because the fruit morphology is… 
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