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Saturday, December 5, 2009

THIS IS THE LEAST World Orchid Discovered By coincidence

THE LEAST World Orchid Discovered By coincidence
The smallest orchid in the world with only 2.1 mm wide, petals transparent and one cell thick. These orchids of the genus Platystele types, most of which are made as a miniature plant.

American scientists discovered a super-small flowers were by chance in the sidelines of plant roots that he had collected from the Cerro Candelaria nature reserve in the eastern Andes.

He said: "I saw on the sidelines of a small plant roots there that I realized more attractive than other large orchids."

'By considering the interest rates are often the best way to identify species of orchid that you observe, and can recognize whether you're watching an unknown species or not. "

As reported the Daily Mail, this is the discovery of new orchid species to 60 from Dr. Jost in the last ten years.

He worked at the Institute EcoMinga Ecuador, as a provider in partnership with the World Land Trust in the UK.

"It's nice to be able to find this new species," he said.

'People think all the species have been discovered but are still much more to be explored. "

More than 1,000 species of orchids have been found in South America in the last 100 years, since a number of new roads have been opened in remote areas.

Dr invention. Jost's most impressive is a group of 28 species of orchids in the genus teagueia mountainous region near Banos, Ecuador.

The group had previously estimated that only six species. (Erabaru / Daily Mail / voice)

source : http://unic77.blogspot.com/2009/12/inilah-anggrek-terkecil-di-dunia.html

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