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Alive, but for how long?

发布时间:2019-03-08 07:11:03来源:未知点击:

A plant that scientists believed had become extinct 100 years ago has been found by a hiker on the British island of St Helena in the South Atlantic. A single St Helena boxwood (Mellissia begonifolia), a species unique to the island, is growing on a slope above the sea. Unfortunately, the plant is being attacked by mealy bugs and moth larvae so is, according to the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh,