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    Evolution of pollination systems involving edible trichomes in orchids

    Edible trichomes have been recorded in several plant families. However, food hairs have not been recorded among the Catasetinae, a subtribe of Orchidaceae. In a recent article published in AoB PLANTS, Pansarin and Maciel used data on floral biology to perform studies involving Cyanaeorchis, a genus for which pollinators and rewards are unknown. They also […] More