PATTERNS OF FOLIAR PIGMENTATION IN BROMELIACEAE AND THEIR ADAPTIVE SIGNIFICANCE
PDF

Keywords

Bromeliaceae
foliar pigmentation

How to Cite

Benzing, D., & Friedman, W. (1981). PATTERNS OF FOLIAR PIGMENTATION IN BROMELIACEAE AND THEIR ADAPTIVE SIGNIFICANCE. Selbyana, 5(3/4), 224–240. Retrieved from https://ojs.test.flvc.org/selbyana/article/view/119733

Abstract

Bromeliaceae has recently emerged as a major source of home, greenhouse and garden material. Chief among the aesthetic qualities responsible for this surge of horticultural popularity ~e the unusual growth habits and attractive patterns of leaf coloration charaCteristic of so many ofits species. Most highly valued are taxa whose compa~t determinate shoots color up to bright hues ofviolet to red around the tim~ of anthesis. Other widely cultivated populations exhibit variously cyanic leaves while in vegetative and reproductive phases. Yellow markings are presqnt less frequently. These displays are usually heightened by exposure to intense sunlight.

PDF

Open Access and Copyright Notice

 

Selbyana is committed to real and immediate open access for academic work. All of Selbyana's articles and reviews are free to access immediately upon publication. There are no author charges (APCs) prior to publication, and no charges for readers to download articles and reviews for their own scholarly use.  To facilitate this, Selbyana depends on the financial backing of the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, the hard work and dedication of its editorial team and advisory board, and the continuing support of its network of peer reviewers and partner institutions.

Authors are free to choose which open license they would like to use for their work. Our default license is the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 (CC BY-NC 4.0). While Selbyana’s articles can be copied by anyone for noncommercial purposes if proper credit is given, all materials are published under an open-access license with authors retaining full and permanent ownership of their work. The author grants Selbyana a perpetual, non-exclusive right to publish the work and to include it in other aggregations and indexes to achieve broader impact and visibility.

Authors are responsible for and required to ascertain that they are in possession of image rights for any and all photographs, illustrations, and figures included in their work or to obtain publication or reproduction rights from the rights holders. Contents of the journal will be registered with the Directory of Open Access Journals and similar repositories. Authors are encouraged to store their work elsewhere, for instance in institutional repositories or personal websites, including commercial sites such as academia.edu, to increase circulation (see The Effects of Open Access).