Australian Journal of Botany Australian Journal of Botany Society
Southern hemisphere botanical ecosystems

Gynodioecism in Danthonia archboldii

HE Connor

Australian Journal of Botany 18(2) 233 - 236
Published: 1970


Danthonia archboldii, a high altitude New Guinea endemic, is gynodioecious. In natural populations hermaphrodites and females occur in approximately equal proportions. In floral morphology D. archboldii is similar to New Zealand species of Cortaderia and South American C. pilosa.

© CSIRO 1970

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