Scientists at NYBG add 81 new species to the catalog of plant life on Earth

In a single year, scientists at the New York Botanical Garden discovered and described 81 new species of plants and fungi from around the world. Combining work in the field, laboratory research, and painstaking study in plant collections, Botanical Garden scientists in 2011 correctly identified the palm species that Vietnamese villagers weave into hats, discovered more than a dozen new lichen species in America's most visited national park, and identified new species in a wide variety of plant families.

Scientists at NYBG add 81 new species to the catalog of plant life on Earth

The palms that Vietnamese villagers weave into hats, many varieties of lichens that depend on the pristine environment of the Great Smoky Mountains, and small, shrub-like trees that are threatened ...

Tue 5 Jun 12 from Phys.org

Scientists identify 81 new plant and fungus species, Wed 6 Jun 12 from Labspaces.net

New plant and fungus species discovered

In a single year, scientists at The New York Botanical Garden have discovered and described 81 new species of plants and fungi from around the world. Combining work in the field, laboratory ...

Tue 5 Jun 12 from ScienceDaily

NYBG scientists identify 81 new plant and fungus species

In a single year, scientists at the New York Botanical Garden discovered and described 81 new species of plants and fungi from around the world. Combining work in the field, laboratory research, ...

Tue 5 Jun 12 from Eurekalert

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