Cavanillesia plantanifolia Seedling (image) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption This Cuipo seedling is growing near the base of an adult tree. Important differences in the survival of different species depending on how many of their neighbors are the same species may explain why tropical forests are so diverse. Credit Christian Ziegler Usage Restrictions Credit: Christian Ziegler For higher resolution image, contact email@example.com Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.