May 30, 2016

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  • Inflorescence of a member of Calyceraceae showing an ant crawling among the florets.

    Origin of the bifurcating style in Asteraceae

    One of the most remarkable reproductive structures of the members of the plant family Asteraceae is the style. Katinas et al. examine the morphology and distribution of lipophilic compounds of the styles in the early branching lineages of Asteraceae and its sister families Goodeniaceae and Calyceraceae. Their results are put in a phylogenetic framework to […] More