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Nature full of secrets. There are still many things to out about it. One of those things was last week in Japan. It is rare to find a new plant in Japan. Its trees, flowers and other flora are well documented. However, an amateur naturalist across a new species of orchid in Tokyo. Scientists the flower and believe it in parks and gardens across Japan. The newly-found orchid is beautiful. It is pink and white, and its delicate petals like they are from glass. Professor Kenji Suetsugu from Kobe University said: "The discovery of new species in common places it is necessary to keep exploring, even in everyday places that don't so remarkable."

There are about 28,000 orchid species worldwide. The new orchid to a class called Spiranthes. There are about 50 different kinds of Spiranthes. They the most common kind of orchid in Japan. They are in a Japanese poem from the year 759. Professor Suetsugu said he and his colleagues were "thrilled to have a new species". He said it was exciting because it wasn't hidden deep in a rainforest or jungle. The discovery of the new orchid is good news. However, many orchids are on the endangered species list. This because of habitat loss. We need to natural environments to flowers disappearing. If we more orchids, the world will less colourful.

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