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Europe’s Rarest Orchid Rediscovered and Officially Recognized Nearly 200 Years After Discovery

Europe’s Rarest Orchid Rediscovered and Officially Recognized Nearly 200 Years After Discovery Scientists believe they have rediscovered Europe’s rarest species of orchid, which had gone nearly 200 years without being spotted, on a volcanic ridge in the Azores. The species, Hochstetter’s butterfly orchid, was first discovered in 1838 and has eluded official recognition since [Read More]        

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