Fritillaria - diversity in charts

„Fritillaria – diversity in charts” exhibition is currently opened in the greenhouses of the Warsaw University Botanic Garden. During the exhibition it will be possible to see not only the pictures of Fritillaria flowers taken during scientific project conducted in our Garden or coming from Laurence Hill collection (www.fritillariaicones.com), but also plants from our collection.

The exhibition is a great possibility to find out more about this magnificent plants, for example, why their petals surface in thousand fold magnification looks like a fluffy carpet? Can blue tits pollinate the beautiful and diverged fritillaries flowers? Do the flowers have sex and a lot more. This event is a sum up of four-years studies of the evolution of Fritillaria flowers caused by the shift of main pollinator.
The exhibition closes at 4th of May.


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