Journal article

Altitudinal differences in flower traits and reproductive allocation

  • Fabbro, Thomas Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Switzerland - Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, Fribourg University, Switzerland
  • Körner, Christian Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Switzerland
    18.11.2004
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  • Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants. - 2004, vol. 99(1), no. 70
English We tested whether alpine plants increase their effort to attract pollinators to compensate for assumed pollinator scarcity at high altitude. A three times larger fraction of the shoot was allocated to flowers in alpine plants (30 species, 2700m asl) compared to lowland plants (20 species, 600m asl), while leaf mass fraction did not differ between the altitudes. At high elevation, a three times... Show more…
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Faculté des sciences
Department
Biologie
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  • English
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Botany
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