Bulbs with curly leaves

Carlo A. Balistrieri carlobal@netzero.com
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 13:24:54 PST
Thanks for the reference, Dylan! (but geez-oh-pete I hate these  
journal publishers and their exorbitant fees....I won't be reading it  
very soon.)
On Nov 11, 2012, at 3:49 PM, Hannon wrote:

> Nhu et al.,
>
> Here is a paper by Mueller-Doblies that addresses the issue of
> "curly-whirly" morphology. He emphasizes water conservation but I  
> agree
> with others who have suggested it has also to do with temperature
> moderation. A flat linear leaf would likely have a greater heat load  
> than a
> coiled or twisted surface.
>
> http://sciencedirect.com/science/article/…
>
> Dylan


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