Lost South American Wildflower “Extinctus” Not Extinct After All – “Was It Really That Easy?”

[ad_1] The bright orange flowers of the Ecuadorian cloud forest herb Gasteranthus extinctus, long believed to have gone extinct, light up the forest understory as if begging to be seen. Credit: Photo by Riley Fortier Scientific names get chosen for lots of reasons — they can honor an important person, or hint at what an […]

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