Tribe Passifloreae, Dilkea acuminata
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Species of Dilkea, here represented by Dilkea acuminata from Chocó, Colombia, are opportunistic lifeform shifters. Plants may start out as small trees or shrubs in the understory of the lowland rain forest. They flower and fruit in this state for years, and may never develop into their other form. If a treefall creates a light gap, the small tree sends out long shoots and the plant changes into a liana of the forest canopy.