Let us now turn to the nectar-feeding insects in our imaginary case: we may suppose the plant of which we have been slowly increasing the nectar by continued selection, to be a common plant; and that certain insects depended in main part on its nectar for food.
Tuna fishing and tuna processing plants are the backbone of the private sector, with canned tuna the primary export.
The nitella plant thus may become a sort of Rosetta stone for deciphering the closely guarded secrets close to the very borderland of mind and matter.
22:004:013 Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits; camphire, with spikenard, 22:004:014 Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices: 22:004:015 A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.
I know not why any plant or herb of the field should be a greater luxury in one country than another; but an overgrown estate in either is a luxury at all times, and, as such, is the proper object of taxation.
The lower plants are still the prisoner attendants of water.