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Broad-spectrum pollination of Plectranthus neochilus

C. H. Stirton
Bothalia | Vol 12, No 2 | a1402 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v12i2.1402 | © 1977 C. H. Stirton | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 November 1977 | Published: 11 November 1977

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C. H. Stirton, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services, South Africa

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The pollination ecology of Plectranthus neochilus Schltr. is discussed and compared with that of another garden plant,  Plectranthus barbatus Andr.. Pollinators and flower visitors of P. neochilus include members of  the Megachilidae, Anthophoridae, Syrphidae, Bombyliidae, Sphingidae, Apidae.


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