The Spider Orchid Caladenia crebra Produces Sulfurous Pheromone Mimics to Attract its Male Wasp Pollinator.

Abstract

One of the most intriguing natural observations is the pollination of orchids by sexual deception. Chemicals underpin this interaction between the orchid and its sexually attracted male insect pollinator, with the signaling compounds involved, called semiochemicals, predicted to mimic the chemical composition of the sex pheromone. We identified floral… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201702864

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@article{Bohman2017TheSO, title={The Spider Orchid Caladenia crebra Produces Sulfurous Pheromone Mimics to Attract its Male Wasp Pollinator.}, author={Bj{\"o}rn Bohman and Ryan D. Phillips and Gavin R. Flematti and Russell A Barrow and Rod Peakall}, journal={Angewandte Chemie}, year={2017}, volume={56 29}, pages={8455-8458} }