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||Another theory for Boquila Trifoliolata based on
my EXTENSIVE knowledge gained from reading the
seven-line Wikipedia article is this:
||There is an animal that loves to eat its leaves.
Every Boquila Trifoliolata grows every type of leaf,
but all leaves except the ones that match nearby
plants get eaten. The animal doesn't eat the
matching leaves because if it eats leaves of that
shape, it will sometimes eat the leaves of the
other tree, which don't taste good. This mimicry
only occurs 3/4 of the time. I predict that the 1/4
that don't mimic are growing someplace where
nobody is eating the leaves or it is growing on a
plant that has leaves that also taste good, allowing
all leaf shapes to be eaten uniformly.
||There could be some additional complexity of the
plant detecting which leaves are being eaten and
not growing as many of that type.
||If I'm right though, it doesn't really help this idea.