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How Snapdragons keep their colour : Signposting trick reveals evolutionary mechanism [Phys]

par Frédéric Magné - publié le

A study of the colour patterns among wild flowers in a mountain valley has yielded a clue about how nature controls fundamental evolutionary change in all species.
The team from the John Innes Centre who study snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus) uncovered a new evolutionary "trick" that favours colour schemes which signposts a flower’s entry point most clearly to pollinating bees.

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