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Flowers don't just catch our eyes, they catch those of pollinators like bees as well. They have to, in order to reproduce.
Floral displays, such as the color, shape, size, and arrangement of flowers, are typically thought to have evolved primarily in response to selection by pollinators—for animal-pollinated species, being able to attract animal vectors is vital to an individual plant's reproductive success.
The secret to pushing tomato plants to produce more fruit might not lie in an extra dose of Miracle-Gro.
Some of the molecular machinery that governs flower formation has been uncovered in the daisy-like Gerbera plants.
Dark spots on flower petals are common across many angiosperm plant families and occur on flowers such as some lilies, orchids, and daisies.
The Baboon Flower, or Babiana stricta, the most familiar species of Babiana, grows in Cape Province, South Africa. This plant is typically used as an ornamental plant. It is classified in the Iridaceae family and the Crocoideae subfamily. The baboon flower grows from a corm into not so large, but very colorful blooms. It exists in many different hybrids and variations with multi colored flowers, but usually pink or blue with white embellishments. These flowers are gathered in an...