Dataset containing reflectance measurements from 36 native Australian angiosperm species, indicated by column names.

data(flowers)

Format

An object of class rspec (inherits from data.frame) with 401 rows and 37 columns.

References

Dalrymple, R., L., Kemp, D. J., Flores-Moreno, H., Laffan, S. W., White, T. E., Hemmings, F. A., Tindall, M. L., & Moles, A. T. (2015). Birds, butterflies and flowers in the tropics are not more colourful than those at higher latitudes. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 24(12), 1424-1432. doi: 10.1111/geb.12368

White, T. E., Dalrymple, R. L., Herberstein, M. E., & Kemp, D. J. (2017). The perceptual similarity of orb-spider prey lures and flowers colours. Evolutionary Ecology, 31(1), 1-20. doi: 10.1007/s10682-016-9876-x

Dalrymple, R. L., Flores-Moreno, H., Kemp, D. J., White, T. E., Laffan, S. W., Hemmings, F. A., Tindall, M. L., & Moles, A. T. (2018). Abiotic and biotic predictors of macroecological patterns in bird and butterfly coloration. Ecological Monographs, 88(2), 204-224. doi: 10.1002/ecm.1287

Author

Thomas White thomas.white026@gmail.com