Who pollinates these flowers?
(bees/wasps, beetles, butterflies/ moths, flies) – diurnal or
good chemical sense (smell) and good vision
– diurnal; poor sense of smell; good vision; broad color vision
– nocturnal; good sense of smell; decent vision
. . . so . . .
What differences should there be in flowers pollinated by
these different pollinators?
Costa Rica, Lantana, Copyright James K. Adams, 1985
Costa Rica, Hibiscus, Copyright James K. Adams, 1985
Mexico, Copyright James K. Adams, 1988
Costa Rica, Copyright James K. Adams, 1985
Mexico, Agave, Copyright James K. Adams, 1988
Orchids and orchid bees
Yucca and Yucca Moths