Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 178, Issue 1–2, pp 95–105 | Cite as

Observations on pollination inSarcostemma (Asclepiadaceae)

  • Henning Kunze
  • Sigrid Liede
Article

Abstract

Field observations on pollination in New World species of the genusSarcostemmaR. Br. sensuHolm are reported. Morphological and anatomical comparisons of pollinated flowers ofSarcostemma subg.CeramanthusKuntze (New World) andSarcostemma subg.Sarcostemma (Old World) are presented.

Key words

Angiosperms Asclepiadaceae Asclepiadeae Cynanchinae Sarcostemma Floral anatomy floral morphology pollination 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henning Kunze
    • 1
  • Sigrid Liede
    • 2
  1. 1.MindenFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Institut f. BotanikWestf. Wilhelms-UniversitätMünsterFederal Republic of Germany

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