Hernandez, Hector M.
November 1990
Acta Botanica Mexicana;nov1990, Issue 12, p25
Academic Journal
Mirabilis longiflora displays a combination of reproductive characters associated with pollination by sphingids. However, in a population from the State of Michoacan the species appears to strongly depend on autogamy. Controlled pollinations revealed that individuals are self-compatible, and have a high potential for autogamy. In addition, the observations showed an apparent absence of flower visitors.


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