A team of experts in Science, Horticulture and Botanical Art proved it in a study published this month (4) in the scientific journal. Frontiers in Plant Sciencethis is what a lotus should be (Amazon Victoria), grown in the herbarium of the Royal Botanic Gardens for 177 years, actually a new speciescalled as Bolivia Victoria.

In addition to being the first discovery of a new type of water lily (aquatic plant) in over a century, the new Bolivia v., With 3.2 meter leaves In the Gardens of La Rinconada in Bolivia, it has grown to become the largest plant of its kind in the world.

How was the new aquatic plant discovered?

It is already suspected that there may be a third species VictoriaBeside Amazon v. and gives Cruziana V. At the royal herbarium in Kew, UK, gardener Carlos Magdalena has grown seeds of the so-called third species, sent by Bolivian botanical gardens.

when you realize differences in thorn distribution and seed shape, formed an expert team of experts and together they compiled every available information about plants. Using an intuitive approach, the researchers identified new morphological characters that made it possible to distinguish the new species and prove its boundaries with the other two.

ARTICLE – Frontiers in Plant Science – DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2022.883151.

Source: Tec Mundo

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