Figure 10.

Tiny seeds crossing long distances. Lobelioid seeds are extremely small and could presumably be carried over large distances by strong wind currents. The figure shows seeds from the Hawaiian endemic Clermontia kakeana around the eye of a needle; one gram contains about 36,000 seeds.

Antonelli BMC Biology 2009 7:82   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-7-82
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