Monday, November 26, 2007

Peloric Flowers

Here are some photos of a peloric flower and the attempt to see if the trait will carry over in its offspring from seed.

The first two photos are of a normal strep blossom. It has a "pansy" shape and the throat decorations are on the bottom three petals. This is a nice size flower.

The next photo is of the peloric flower. A radially symmetric flower with all petals even and the throat decoration on all petals. The next photo shows the flower being self pollinated.

The seed pods are formed .... and the last photo shows that this is a generously sized pod. I can't wait for the seeds to ripen.