10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORNITHOPHILOUS»
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Eremophila and Allied Genera: A Monograph of the Plant ...
ornithophilous flower type within this section is considerable. Eremophila
oppositifolia and E. platycalyx have the least specialised forms, with obtuse lobes
shallowly cut into the tube and similar in shape and comparable with
Flowering Plants · Dicotyledons: Lamiales (Except ...
16A-C) and particular species of species-rich (essentially melittophilous) genera
(Henckelia, Streptocarpus, Cyrtandra) exhibit an ornithophilous pollination
syndrome (flowers bright red, tubular or salverform, with abundant nectar). Almost
Joachim W. Kadereit, 2004
Major Evolutionary Transitions in Flowering Plant Reproduction
Spencer C. H. Barrett. Fig. 1 Flowers seemingly adapted to bee and bird
pollination in six genera. A, Melittophilous Penstemon strictus (photo: J. Thomson
). B, Ornithophilous Penstemon barbatus (photo: J. Thomson). C, Melittophilous
Spencer C. H. Barrett, 2008
Convergent Evolution: Limited Forms Most Beautiful
In the Western Hemisphere, ornithophilous flowers are pollinated by species of
hummingbirds (family Trochilidae), in Africa and Asia by species of sunbirds (
family Nectariniidae), and in Australia and New Zealand by species of
Biology of Flowering Plants
The retina of the eye contains yellowish oil drops, and the effect of these is that of
viewing an object through a pale orange glass ; the bird is blue colour-blind, but
can distinguish red and green. Of 159 ornithophilous flowers listed by Werth, ...
New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Calculations arc based on counts made for su ornithophilous species in 40 coo-
secutve 4m x 121 m blocks of vegetation (After Wykes 1 985). volume). All of
these contain a diversity of plant species, many of which are visited by
Evolution of Pollination and Breeding Systems of Antillean ...
in the Costa Rican and Brazilian mainland the visitation rates to various
ornithophilous Gesneriaceae ranged between three to six visits per flower per
day (Martén-Rodríguez et al., in press; San Martin-Gajardo and Sazima, 2005), in
Silvana Marten Rodriguez, 2008
New Zealand Journal of Ecology
There is some conjecture regarding the pollination ecology of all the above
species except V. lucens, which is commonly accepted as bird pollinated (
ornithophilous) (Petrie, 1904). Although both S. microphylla and M. excelsa are
New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Thus, honeyeaters may appear to be more insectivorous at this time of year, and
results for this season should not be combined with others. COMPARISON OF
AUSTRALIAN AND N.Z. FLORAS The paucity of ornithophilous plants in our flora
The Flowering of Australia's Rainforests: A Plant and ...
Many types of putative ornithophilous blossoms show differential adaptation to
entomophily and chiropterophily (bat pollination), in which ornithophily may be
transitional. In Australian plant communities generally, bright red colours in bird-
Geoff Williams, Paul Adam, 2010
5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ORNITHOPHILOUS»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ornithophilous
is used in the context of the following news items.
Hummingbird Pollination: Not Just for the Birds
These flowers are ornithophilous, or bird-loving, and exhibit clear adaptations for pollination by hummingbirds. Most of them are either red, or have red bracts or ... «Mother Earth News, Oct 14»
Blue tits: passerines seen from the peripheries (part II)
In the European region, such so-called ornithophilous plants are only present today on the Canary Islands. This puts a new spin on the idea ... «Scientific American, Aug 14»
The 'ghosts' of extinct birds in modern ecosystems
So-called ornithophilous plants in the New World possess features that make them especially attractive to hummingbirds; curiously, several ... «Scientific American, Dec 13»
Poetry Pairing | 'For you: anthophilous, lover of flowers'
ornithophilous: you, antiquarian, pollinated by birds. All this a way to dream green rose petals on the bed you love; petrophilous, stigmatophilia: ... «New York Times, Feb 13»
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The effect of mammalian herbivory on inflorescence architecture in ornithophilous Babiana (Iridaceae): Implications for the evolution of a bird perch, pp. «Am J Botany, Jun 12»