KI researchers find clues on a unique tropical bat pollination system

The petals of Dillenia biflora in Fiji remain closed until bats remove them for pollination; it is so far the only species known to have this mode of pollination. The new research has identified other traits that indicate pollination by bats in other species of this genus. Picture: S. Petit:

Kangaroo Island Research Station (KIRS) researchers have discovered plant traits in the family Dilleniaceae that are related to obligate pollination […]

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