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Unformatted text preview: (For example the leaf blade became modified into an insect-trapping and digesting pitcher.) a. (1 pt) For the Acacia leaf below, describe how the leaf base morphology is modified from that of a "typical" leaf base, and give a possible function. b. (1 pt) The leaf base is hollow and is used by ants. Explain how the ant-acacia relationship meets the definition of a mutualism. (Hint: Web search "ant acacia") 5.40 3 . What pollination vector (wind, water, specific animal) would you expect to visit the following flowers (1/2 pt for each) and why (another 1 pt)? Things to consider as you explain why you selected this vector include flower color, flower shape, size relative to the vector, special attractants for the vector, and position of the reward for the vector. a. b. c. d....
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- Fall '10
- Ecology, Pollination, Acacia, Pacific yew tree