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Although scientists often find plant fossils in amber, they're usually just fragments - a petal here, a stamen there. Intact specimens are rare
In more than 20 years of work, she has named one new plant family, discovered three new genera and about 50 new species. "This fossil turned out to have particular significance for our understanding of the evolution of plants in the Caribbean and the New World tropics," Struwe says. "The discovery of this new species in a 30-year-old amber collection highlights that we still have many undiscovered species hidden away in natural history collections worldwide and not enough taxonomic experts to work through them.
originally posted by: IAMTAT
I hope scientists can bring it back.