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Title : Handbook of flower pollination: based on Hermann Müller's work 'The fertilization of flowers by insects'

Authors : Knuth , Paul, 1854-1899; Knuth, Paul, 1854-1899; Müller, Hermann, 1829-1883; Ainsworth Davis, JR (James Richard), 1861-1934

Subjects : Fertilization of plants

Publisher : Oxford: Clarendon Press

Contributing Library : Cornell University Library

Digitizing Sponsor : MSN

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Text Appearing Before Image LYTHRARIEAE 435 Thymifolia L. (homomorphous according to Koehne), and twenty other species of the same genus, as well as some belonging to the genera Pemphis, Rotala, and Nesaea . {€ /. Vol. I, p. 491.) Numerous species are homomorphous, among which Koehne enumerates in the less than 340 belonging to Lythrum, including our native species L. Hyssopifolia L. Koehne gives the following particulars in his new monograph of the order ('Lythraceae,' in Engler u. Prantl, D. Pflanzenfam, Ill, 7, pp. 4-5). Eight species exhibit trimorphous heterostyly (Lythrum maculatum Kjersk, L. flexuosum Lag., L. virgatum L., L. Salicaria L., Nesaea Kilimandscharica Koehne Q), N. Schinzii Koehne, N. sagittifolia (Sond.) Koehne, Decodon verticillatum (L.) Ell.) And possess two whorls of stamens. Dimorphous heterostyly obtains in five species possessing two staminal whorls (Lythrum rotundifolium Hochst., Pemphis acidula Forst., Nesaea rigidula (Sond.) Koehne, N. mucronata Koehne, N. Volkensii Koehne)

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