publication . Article . 2001

Diurnal bird visiting of Caryocar brasiliense Camb. in Central Brazil.

Celine Melo;
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  • Published: 01 May 2001
  • Country: Brazil
Abstract
Nectar of nocturnal flowers may be used by diurnal species that occasionally accomplish secondary pollination. Thirteen bird species visited Caryocar brasiliense flowers in central Brazil. There is a temporal separation between nectarivores and non-nectarivores species. Nectarivores birds visited flowers late in the morning, while other species appear earlier. C. brasiliense nectar may be an alternative resource to birds visitors during the dry season. O néctar de flores noturnas pode ser utilizado por uma fauna diurna. As flores de Caryocar brasiliense foram visitadas por 13 espécies de aves, no Brasil central. Há uma distribuição temporal entre nectarívoros e ...
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free text keywords: birds, Caryocar brasiliense, nectar, resource, Aves, néctar, recurso, General Medicine, biology.organism_classification, biology, Dry season, Botany, Morning, Nocturnal, Pollination
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