Acacia collinsii: angiosperm: Contribution to food chain: petioles of bull’s-horn thorn (Acacia collinsii; Fabaceae). Ants live inside the hollow modified spinous. ACACIA COLLINSII Bull Horn Acacia. This Central American Acacia comes with an interesting story. Its large “bull horn” shaped thorns are sharp and keep some . The obligate mutualist Pseudomyrmex spinicola may defend Acacia collinsii against herbivores more effectively than the generalist Crematogaster brevispinosa.

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Giant thorns of Bull Horn Acacia, hollow to harbor protective ants. Photo from southwestern Nicaragua. In context at www.

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