Floral Mechanisms and Breeding Systems of Gentiana Species Presented in Bulgarian Flora

  • E. Kozuharova


Some data of the floral mechanisms and the breeding systems of Gentiana lutea ssp. lutea L., G. punctata L., G. asclepiadea L., G. pneumonanthe L., G. cruciata L., G. verna L., G. utriculosa L. and G. nivalis L. are available (Müller, 1881, Petanidou, and den Nijs 1991, Petanidou, et al. 1995, Petanidou, et al. 1995). The different populations of one and the same plant species living in different territories may have differences in its pollination ecology (Grant and Grant, 1965, Stebins, 1974). The aim of this paper is to investigate the floral mechanisms and the breeding systems of the Gentiana species presented in the Bulgarian flora.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Kozuharova
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  1. 1.Institute of Botany, Bulg. Acad Sci., “Acad G. Bonchev”SofiaBulgaria

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