New ‘ghost’ orchid species discovered on Java

September 22, 2017 1:13 PM

MALANG, EAST JAVA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) -The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) office at the Plant Conservation Agency (BKT) of the Bogor Botanical Gardens in Pasuruan, East Java, revealed on Monday (Sept 19) the discovery of a new orchid species endemic to Java, the Gastrodia bamboo, in Phytotaxa, an international scientific journal.

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