Max Withers
Mon, 21 Apr 2008 11:05:21 PDT
Although I've never seen it, the morphology of L. bolanderi strongly 
suggests a hummingbird pollinator. As Diana says, there is no accounting 
for hummingbird taste. My resident Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna) 
appears to be annoyed that he has to fly around a blooming Leucospermum 
to get to the lemon tree.

Oakland CA

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> Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 22:04:59 +0100
> From: "Iain Brodie of Falsyde" <>
> Subject: [pbs] LILY POLLINATION
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> Could anyone tell me if they are aware of any non insect pollinators amongst Liliaceous genera and species? For example do any of the New World Humming birds have any observations of their feeding behavour been recorded as visiting e.g. Lilium species?

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