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  Help on Lysichiton secreted substance
From: Scott Hyndman hyndman at aroid.org> on 2001.04.22 at 19:35:13(6243)
Does anyone on the list have any ideas that could help out Kevin with a
Lysichton americanum question per the note below? Please reply to the list
so that all can learn, or to Kevin directly.

Many thanks, Scott

From: Sue Thompson sthomp at andrew.cmu.edu> on 2001.04.23 at 08:37:33(6246)

Check out the following article for more information:

Pellmyr, O. and J.M. Patt. 1986. Function of olfactory and visual stimuli
in pollination of Lysichiton americanum (Araceae) by a staphylinid.
Madrono 33:47-54.

It discusses chemical composition of the odor as I recall.


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