3 years ago

Photobiology: How flowers get the blues to lure bees

Dimitri D. Deheyn

The petals of a range of flowers harbour repeated patterns of nanostructures that show similar levels of disorder across species. This degree of disorder produces a blue halo of scattered light that helps bees to find flowers. See Article p.469

Publisher URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature24155

DOI: 10.1038/nature24155

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