Fruit and seed heteromorphism in the cold desert annual ephemeral Diptychocarpus strictus (Brassicaceae) and possible adaptive significance.

TitleFruit and seed heteromorphism in the cold desert annual ephemeral Diptychocarpus strictus (Brassicaceae) and possible adaptive significance.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
JournalAnnals of botany
Volume105
Issue6
Pagination999-1014
ISSN0305-7364
Abstract

Diptychocarpus strictus is an annual ephemeral in the cold desert of northwest China that produces heteromorphic fruits and seeds. The primary aims of this study were to characterize the morphology and anatomy of fruits and seeds of this species and compare the role of fruit and seed heteromorphism in dispersal and germination.

URLhttps://academic.oup.com/aob/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/aob/mcq041
DOI10.1093/aob/mcq041
Short TitleAnn Bot
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