Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Specific pollinator attraction and the diversification of sexually deceptive Chiloglottis (Orchidaceae)

Mant, J; Peakall, Rodney; Weston, Peter

Description

Evidence indicates that sexually deceptive Chiloglottis R.Br. (Orchidaceae) taxa specifically attract their thynnine wasp (Tiphiidae) pollinators through the floral odour mimicry of female wasp sex pheromones. We use amplified fragment length polymorphisms (AFLPs) to reconstruct the species-level phylogeny of Chiloglottis, make a preliminary evaluation of genetic distinc-tions between species, and compare the historical association among orchids and their pollinators using wasp sequence data...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/82328
Source: Plant Systematics and Evolution
DOI: 10.1007/s00606-005-0308-6

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Mant_Specific_pollinator_attraction_2005.pdf496.51 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator