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FERREIRA, Sidney Alberto N.; ANTONIO, Isaac Cohen  and  JANSEN, Mauro Roberto A.. Reprodutive biology of Clidemia Iurta (L.) D. Don (Melastomataceac). Acta Amaz. [online]. 1994, vol.24, n.3-4, pp.183-188. ISSN 0044-5967.

Some aspects of reprodutive biology of Clidemia hirta were observed. It was noticed: a) The anthesis begins at about 6:00 PM and ends at about 9:(X) AM of the next day; b) Clidemia hirta is preferentially allogamous, but .shows no genetic autoincompatibility; c) Clidemia hirta is pollinated by bees of Apidae (Bombus, Melipona. Euglossa, Trigona) and Halictidae families.

Keywords : Clidemia Hirta; reprodutive biology; allogamy; bees.

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