Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 25, 2020

‘World’s ugliest orchid’ tops list of new discoveries

The BBC  reports

The “ugliest orchid in the world” and British mushrooms are among a list of new species named by scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and their collaborators in 2020.

Experts say the “weird and wonderful” plants and fungi highlight the incredible diversity of species still to be found and documented.

A third of the new species are orchids.

Read more and see photos at ‘World’s ugliest orchid’ tops list of new discoveries – BBC News


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