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dc.creatorMuthukrishnan, Rani
dc.description.abstractThe flowering phenology and floral success or the monocarpic understorey shrub species Barleria involucrata var. elata (Acanthaceae) in a medium elevation evergreen forest in southern Western Ghats was examined. No proximate environmental cues could be identified in this study for flowering initiation. Peak flowering was observed in December. Floral predation was low and predators tracked floral availability. Early flowering Individuals suffered greater floral predation. Floral success was influenced by floral display. visitation rates and pollen load deposited on stigmas. With the onset of synchronous flowering, decreased floral predation and increased fruit set was observed. Plant size influenced the relative reproductive success of individuals.en_US
dc.publisherIndian Journal of Forestryen_US
dc.rightsIn copyright
dc.subjectForest managementen_US
dc.subjectWestern Ghats (India)en_US
dc.subjectUnderstory plantsen_US
dc.titleFlowering phenology and floral success in Barleria involucrata var elata (Acanthaceae).
dc.description.citationRani M. Krishnan (2000). Flowering phenology and floral success in Barleria involucrata var elata (Acanthaceae). Indian Journal of Forestry 23 (2): 178-185.

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    This collection contains research materials for Rani Muthukrishnan, a Ph.D. student in the College of Education at Washington State University, 2012-2018.

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