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Australian flowers and their pollinators have evolved a specific way of communicating – all based upon colour. aussiegall/Flickr

Colourful language – it’s how Aussie birds and flowers ‘speak’

In Australia, honeyeaters are far and away the most abundant and important nectar-feeding birds, so also the most important avian pollinators of flowers. What effect has their visual perception had on…

A bouquet of Triassic fossils

Newly-discovered fossilised pollen grains found in Swizerland have set the evolution of flowers to 100 million years earlier…

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