Why Are So Many Bird Flowers Red?

  title={Why Are So Many Bird Flowers Red?},
  author={Miguel Angel Rodr{\'i}guez-Giron{\'e}s and Lu{\'i}s Santamar{\'i}a},
  journal={PLoS Biology},
  pages={237 - 323}
Why are so many bird fl owers red? PLoS Biol 2(10): e350. and Luis Santamaría. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Open access, freely available online M ost bird-pollinated fl owers are both red and rich in nectar. The traditional explanation for this association is that, since red is inconspicuous to… CONTINUE READING
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