Astonishing ‘Fairy Lanterns’ Found Growing in the Darkest Depth of Malaysian Rainforest

So-called ‘fairy lanterns’ are among the most extraordinary-looking of all flowering plants. These curious, leafless plants (genus Thismia) grow in the darkest depths of remote rainforests where they are seldom seen. There are some 90 species worldwide, distributed across the forests of Asia, Australasia, South America, and the USA. They all lack true leaves and […]

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