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    • Acacia collinsii
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    • árbol del cuerno
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i_luv_songbirds

Date

March 27, 2013

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torwart

Date

April 18, 2012
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Description from Wikipedia

Acacia collinsii (now Vachellia collinsii) is a species of flowering plant. It grows in secondary succession in seasonally dry ecosystems in southern Central America, where it exhibits a symbiotic relationship with several species of ant (Pseudomyrmex spinicola, Pseudomyrmex ferruginea). The ant-Acacia system involving this species has been studied by ecologists like Daniel Janzen in Palo Verde National Park and Santa Rosa National Park, both in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica. The ants chew holes in the tips...

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