June 20, 2014

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    This week in Annals of Botany – bumper plant science edition!

    Holoparasitic Rafflesiaceae possess the most reduced endophytes and yet give rise to the world’s largest flowers Species in the parasitic plant family Rafflesiaceae exhibit one of the most highly modified vegetative bodies in flowering plants. Apart from the flower shoot and associated bracts, the parasite is a mycelium-like endophyte living inside their grapevine hosts. This […] More