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- Pélabon, Christophe; Thöne, Patrick; Hansen, Thomas F.; Armbruster, W. Scott
- Annals of botany 2012 v.109 no.7 pp. 1331-1340
- Apoidea; Euphorbiaceae; bracts; pollinators; resins; secretion; seed set; seeds; vines
- ... BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Most species of Dalechampia vines (Euphorbiaceae) attract bee pollinators with terpenoid resins secreted by a gland-like structure in the inflorescence. In some species, pollinating bees appear to preferentially visit inflorescences (blossoms) with large resin-producing glands, whereas in other species bees preferentially visit blossoms with large involucral bracts. In this st ...
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