Pedicularis


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Pedicularis

a genus of plants in the family Scrophulariaceae that contain digitalis-like alkaloids and are potentially dangerous as poisons for animals. Called also lousewort.
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In a number of Pedicularis species (Orobanchaceae) the basically monosymmetric flowers have a twisted corolla (Endress, 1999).
Seed set and seed predation in Pedicularis furbishiae, a rare endemic of the St.
Fruit and seed set in mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum): Influence of intraspecific factors and local enhancement near Pedicularis canadensis.
The majority of Scrophulariaceae studied to date is protogynous [Scrophularia nodosa (Cheloneae/Verbasceae), Bartsia alpina, Pedicularis oederi, P.
Macior (1988) observed intraspecific differences in nectar sugar type between disjunct North American and Japanese populations of Pedicularis.
Bees also collect pollen, for example, in Pedicularis and other Rhinantheae (Kwack, 1977; Macior, 1983).
The flowers of the Rhinantheae, such as Pedicularis, Melampyrum, Rhinanthus, Castilleja, and Lamourouxia [the latter may be a member of the Agalineae, according to its seed morphology in Barringer's (1984) study], also show strong bilateral symmetry.
The long corolla tubes of certain species of Pedicularis (Rhinantheae) may have evolved to ensure that the rostrum extends beyond the plant's foliage and so is accessible for buzz pollination (Macior & Sood, 1991).
The pollination dynamics of sympatric species of Pedicularis (Scrophulariaceae).
A preliminary study of the pollination ecology of Pedicularis (Scrophulariaceae) in Japan.