Sunday, July 10, 2011

New plant genus from Florida river

I remember the St. Johns river - which, unlike every other river in North America, flows north. The finding of a new genus and species, however tiny, reminds us we have a lot to learn even about familiar haunts. Florida State University, biologist Akshinthala K.S.K. Prasad found the new diatom in a water sample collected seven years before. Never stop searching....

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