New species

daveh_sf(San Francisco)March 16, 2009

Nathan Muchhala, a biologist atthe University of Toronto, has found this new species in the cloud forests of Ecuador:

http://www.passionflow.co.uk/passiflora-species-new.htm

It is bizarre in that it has five sepals, but only ONE petal!

Here is a link that might be useful: New species info

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jblaschke(8b TX)

Yeppers, that's one bizarre passi all right. So it's bat pollenated, huh? Interesting. Thanks for the post!

    Bookmark   March 16, 2009 at 3:35PM
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