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Social plants: in the wild, staghorn ferns grow in colonies to improve water storage for all members

By Kevin Burns, Professor, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington
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A colony-building fern that grows in treetops on Lord Howe Island has adopted a lifestyle similar to social insects, turning our understanding of the evolution of biological complexity on its head.


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