Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2000, pp. 123-125. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 2, 2000, pp. 140-143. Original Russian Text Copyright 9 2000 by Vi.shnyakova, Kilikovskaya, Tikhmenev. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Seed Reproduction of Vicia multicaulis Ledeb. (Fabaceae) in the Okhotsk-Kolyma Upland M. A. Vishnyakova*, T. V. Kilikovskaya*, and E. A. Tikhmenev** * Vavilov Institute of the Plant Industry, Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, ul. Bol'shaya Morskaya 42, St. Petersburg, 190000 Russia ** Institute of Biological Problems of the North, Far East Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Portovaya 18, Magadan, 685000 Russia Received December 24, 1997 Key words: Vicia multicaulis, entomophilous plants, pollination, flowering, seed reproduction, the Okhotsk-Kolyma Upland. The legume family (Fabaceae) is the third largest in clones of vegetatively propagated plants. Vicia multi- the world flora with respect to species number. About caulis is a fairly common species in dry larch stands 100 legume species grow in the north (Arkticheskaya and lowland forests in the upper reaches of the Kolyma flora SSSR, 1986). In northeastern Russia, several fac- River. Racemes with mature fruits were sampled from tors interfere with the successful distribution and repro- different clumps to assess the actual seed production by duction of legumes,
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