• Dept. Of Plant Biol Ecol., Univ. de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
  • Adaptation, Evolutionary Ecology, Macroevolution, Phylogenetics / Phylogenomics, Phylogeography & Biogeography, Population Genetics / Genomics, Reproduction and Sex, Speciation, Species interactions
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BSc Biological Sciences, Univ. of Seville (1981) PhD Biological Sciences, Univ. Seville (1985) Lecturer, Univ. Seville (1989-2006) Full Professor, Univ. Seville (2006)

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Architectural traits constrain the evolution of unisexual flowers and sexual segregation within inflorescences: an interspecific approach
Rubén Torices, Ana Afonso, Arne A. Anderberg, José M. Gómez and Marcos Méndez

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Sometimes, sex is in the head

Plants display an amazing diversity of reproductive strategies with and without sex. This diversity is particularly remarkable in flowering plants, as highlighted by Charles Darwin, who wrote several botanical books scrutinizing plant reproduction. One particularly influential work concerned floral variation [1]. Darwin recognized that flowers may present different forms within a single population, with or without sex specialization. The number of species concerned is small, but they display rec...


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