Colour in Flowers not due to Insects


ABLER pens than mine will probably reply to Mr. Mott's letter in NATURE, vol. x. p. 503; but if not, may I be permitted to point out that the facts therein adduced, as not harmonising with the theory that colour in flowers has been assumed for the purpose of attracting insects, are capable of explanation.

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COMBER, T. Colour in Flowers not due to Insects. Nature 10, 520 (1874) doi:10.1038/010520d0

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