A century later, extinct plant rediscovered


101 years after it was last seen, a plant believed to be extinct has been rediscovered in a remote mountain area of China. Followings its rediscovery, the Paraisometrum mileense will be grown in a botanical garden in China, and its seeds have been added to the Millennium Seed Bank in the UK.

Link: ‘Extinct’ plant found flowering in China-News-World-Asia-China-TimesOnline.

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