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More than 100 plant species have been identified as essential to a wide range of animal and plant communities worldwide.
But scientists have only recently begun to study how the plants’ symbiotic relationship to each other affects how the animal can survive.
The symbiotic relationships between plants are the foundation of many plant species.
The plants have been around for thousands of years, but they have not always been as well understood.
The plant species with the most symbiotic ties have been plants that have a long history in the world, said Dr Andrew MacCallum, an entomologist at the University of Tasmania.
“We know the plants evolved on land, in soil, under the sea, or under ice,” he said.
“So we’ve actually got a long list of plants that are quite special.”
And what they do is they get nutrients from the air, they have a water-sharing system, they can live in many different kinds of environments.
“If you think about these plants, if you look at any of them, they all have some kind of relationship to the animals they’re part of.”
“What’s interesting is we’ve never really looked at all the different relationships between these plants.
We’re really just starting to get an understanding of how these different relationships influence how they respond to a range of different threats.”
The plant symbiosis between the plants is one of the most complex relationships found in the animal kingdom.
It is found in all living organisms, from insects to mammals, plants and animals.
“The plant community is so diverse,” Dr MacCallom said.
The relationship between plants and their neighbours is called the symbiosis, and it is found both in nature and in the natural world.
“In terms of a single plant, we know that there’s one type of plant that we can look at that is a plant that is more likely to be able to withstand the stresses that are involved in the environment,” Dr McCallum said.
Dr MacCallam said plant species are often classified into three main groups: grasses, shrubs and trees.
“These are the types of plants where there’s a lot of variation in how the plant responds to different environmental conditions, so there’s more variation in the response than just in the plants,” he explained.
“For example, in a shrub, the more they are able to get a good nutrient supply from the environment, the longer they live, and the more nutrients they can get.”
But in the case of plants, there are often multiple species of the same plant.
This can make it difficult to understand the relationships between them.
“There’s not a whole lot of information about how plants are related to each others, and so how do you know if a species has a relationship to another species?”
Dr MacCalls work on plant species was supported by the National Botanical Gardens of New South Wales, the NSW Department of Primary Industries, and other partners.