Macaranga sp.. This tree has provided hollow...
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Image #cld1501061
SpeciesMacaranga sp.
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionThis tree has provided hollow stems and extra floral fruit bodies (located under the purple stipules) for a colony of Crematogaster ants. In return they will reduce the threat of herbivory and fungal infections in their host. 
Keywordsant | borneo | crematogaster | euphorbiaceae | fauna | flora | formicidae | insect | myrmechophytic | myrmecophyte | symbiotic | tree


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