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New species

Posted by daveh_sf San Francisco (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 16, 09 at 10:23

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

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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RE: New species

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

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