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At the swing of a pendulum: reversals from monosymmetry to radial symmetry are a frequent phenomenon in angiosperms

by Louis Ronse De Craene Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5LR, Scotland, UK. l.ronsedecraene@rbge.ac.uk Changes in floral symmetry are an important evolutionary process in flowers. In general four forms of symmetry are recognized in flowers (Endress 1999, Citerne et … Continue reading

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