Is early flowering in myrmecochorous plants an adaptation for ant dispersal?

Description: To analyze the extent to which early flowering of specialized myrmecochorous plants (i.e. plants producing elaiosome-bearing seeds) may be the result of adaptation for ant dispersal, we investigated flowering and fruiting patterns of common herb and shrub-layer species in a beechwood forest at the w...
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Publication Date(s): 2012-10-30T12:40:52Z
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