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Name: Sheau
Status: other
Grade: other
Location: Outside U.S.
Country: Malaysia
Date: Summer 2009

Question:
why is morning glory flower usually lasts for a single morning and dies in the afternoon ?



Replies:
The following might be helpful. It has to do with the control and timing of flower opening and senescence as related to pollination/fertilization, etc.:

http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/full/94/8/1338

Anthony R. Brach
Missouri Botanical Garden
c/o Harvard University Herbaria



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