cleistogamy


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the production of small nonopening self-pollinating flowers

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Genus Floral sex/Breeding system References Tillandsia Hermaphrodite/ Xenogamy, Gilmartin & Brown, Cleistogamy 1985; Gardner, 1986 Hechtia, Dyckia, Unisexual, bisexual/ Benzing, 2000; Cottendorfia, Polygamomonoecy, monoecy, Lenz, 1995; Lindmania xenogamy Ramirez et al., 2000 Cryptanthus Hermaphrodite, unisexual/ Ramirez, 1996 andromonoecy, xenogamy Pitcarinia Hermaphodite/self Wendt et al., 2001 compatibility, autogamy, xenogamy Table II.
This is in agreement with studies which revealed that water stress shifts the flowering behavior toward higher degrees of cleistogamy (Obermayer, 1916: Kandaurov and Belkovskaja, 1966).
Evolution of reproductive characteristics in Impatiens (Balsaminaceae): The significance of cleistogamy and chasmogamy.
Evolutiion of reproductive characteristics in Impatiens (Balsaminaceae): the significance of cleistogamy and chasmogamy.
The balance between chasmogamy and cleistogamy in Collomia grandiflora (Polemoniaceae).
Effects of light and nutrient availability on chasmogamy and cleistogamy in an understory tropical herb, Calathea micans (Marantaceae).
Self-pollination can be favored by cleistogamy, chasmogamy and self-compatibility, while cross pollination can be favored by dichogamy, herkogamy and self-incompatibility (Frankel & Galun, 1977).
Gaywings may also reproduce by an unusual process called cleistogamy. The term "cleistogamous" derives from two Greek words meaning "secret marriage." Cleistogamous plants produce closed flowers that are entirely self-fertilized.
Cleistogamy: a tool for the study of floral morphogenesis, function and evolution.
Van Wyk (1990) also studied the occurrence of cleistogamy in this group.
Convergent evolution of cleistogamy and seed heteromorphism in two perennial grasses.
Key words: Macroptilium, Fabaceae, floral biology, cleistogamy, Southern distribution.