Thursday, January 31, 2008


There are a lot of different gingers in the world, but this is one of the spiraling types. The genus is Costus. The ants are obviously supping up some nectar from the extra floral nectaries, those yellow slits. It's called symbiotic relationships. You scratch my back, I'll scratch yours. The ants get food and the plant gets protection from its predators.

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