Poldy, Jacqueline; Peakall, Rodney; Barrow, Russell
Orchids of the genus Chiloglottis rely on sexual deception to attract a male thynnine wasp, whereupon a courtship routine results in the deposition and transfer of pollinia and subsequent pollination of the orchid. The chemical cues responsible for this behavior were recognized as a new class of natural products and efforts to synthetically prepare them, to assist in structural identification and to aid in ecological studies, have been ongoing. Most recently the first alkenylated member of this...[Show more]
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