Gorgeous New #Orchid Species Discovered!


Updated April 23, 2014 ● 465 views

The new species of orchid, which belongs to the Lophiaris genus, was named Lophiaris silverarum after Katia Silvera, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Riverside, and her father, who discovered the plant about eight years ago while they were hiking in a mountainous area of central Panama.

via m.livescience.com

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