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Re: [aroid-l] Epipremnum

Hermine it just means that In biology, there exists a similar evolutionary
phenomenon, called ecological convergence, where unrelated plants and
organisms adopt similar traits necessary to survive in comparably
challenging environments....b.f.n...deb

> [Original Message]
> From: Hermine <hermine@endangeredspecies.com>
> To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>; <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
> Date: 10/28/2003 8:38:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Epipremnum
> At 03:47 PM 10/28/2003, Peter Boyce wrote:
> >Yes, but in a different way. These genera are not directly related  - so
> >these are ecological convergences rather than parallels.
> >
> >Pete
> well.....What i meant was when there is a special niche in the
> for a particular kind of plant or animal, something seems to fill it...
> I do not understand "ecological convergence"...but i am very keen to know 
> what you mean, in baby talk.
> hermine 

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