Gap Fill - Orchids - Level 6


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The 'ugly" orchid has been named "gastrodia agnicellus". Researcher Johan Hermans said: "It's not very , I must say. It's looking, red inside and brown on the outside." However, scientists are excited at finding the plant because they believe there could be many more lurking in the yet to be discovered. The bad for the gastrodia is that even though it has just turned up, it is already considered to be an species. Researcher Martin Cheek warned: "The reality facing us cannot be underplayed. With two in plants threatened with , it is a race against to find, identify, name, and conserve plants they disappear."

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