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Name: Glen Ingram
Macleay Is, Qld, Australia (Zone 12a)
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Feb 21, 2014 7:58 AM CST
This Australian native offers accommodation inside its bulbous leaves for ants. In return, the plant gets benefits from the ants' waste products and a degree of aggressive protection by them. This is an example of myrmecophily.
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