Da tu tra huong - a new plant species in Vietnam

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Da tu tra huong - a new plant species in Vietnam

Da tu tra huong (Polyspora huongiana Orel or Curry & Luu) has been discovered in the Bidoup National Park in Nui Ba, Lam Dong Province.

Da tu tra huong (Polyspora huongiana Orel or Curry & Luu) has been discovered in the Bidoup National Park in Nui Ba, Lam Dong Province.

This plant is named after Le Van Huong, Bidoup National Park’s Director, who has much contributed in assisting bio-diversity research and conservation in Bidoup.

Luu Hong Truong from the Institute of Tropical Biology said that the new plant, under the tea family, which has been unknown to the world, has elliptical leaves, dark pink or red flowers.

Source: VnExpress

Translated by Nguyen Thao

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