Review of "Birds & Flowers: An Intimate 50 Million Year Relationship"

(by Jeff Ollerton)




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Campbell , D. R. . (2024). Review of "Birds & Flowers: An Intimate 50 Million Year Relationship" : (by Jeff Ollerton). Journal of Pollination Ecology, 35, 85–87.



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