The Beautiful Tricks of Flowers



Jonathan Drori shows the extraordinary ways flowering plants — over a quarter million species — have evolved to attract insects to spread their pollen: growing ‘landing-strips’ to guide the insects in, shining in ultraviolet, building elaborate traps, and even mimicking other insects in heat.

About the Speaker:

Jonathan Drori commissioned the BBC’s very first websites, and is a visiting professor at University of Bristol, where he studies educational media and misperceptions in science. Full bio and more links