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Author's personal copy Short Communication

Summary: Author's personal copy
Short Communication
Temporal variation in extrafloral nectar secretion by reproductive tissues
of the senita cactus, Pachycereus schottii (Cactaceae), in the Sonoran Desert
of Mexico
J.N. Holland*, S.A. Chamberlain, K.C. Horn
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, 6100 Main St., Houston, TX 77005, USA
a r t i c l e i n f o
Article history:
Received 13 June 2009
Received in revised form
19 August 2009
Accepted 8 October 2009
Available online 29 October 2009
Ant Bud
Columnar cactus
Consumer Fruit
a b s t r a c t
Plant/ant interactions mediated by extrafloral nectar (EFN) are common in nature. EFN is produced by


Source: Azevedo, Ricardo - Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston
Holland, J. Nathaniel - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University


Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology