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ANT-PLANTS: Ants in Schomburgkias (myrmecophilas)

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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In cultivation the basal hole still forms; speculation that ants do the hollowing out of the pseudobulbs and/or the base hole has not been confirmed. AU79-211
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