Known from flower stalls as ‘Big Pink’ orchid proved to be an undescribed wild species

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  • October 2, 2015
  • As easy as it might seem, seeking new species among cultivated plants could be actually quite tricky. While looking into the undescribed orchid, known at the market as ‘Big Pink’, Bobby Sulistyo and his team were likely to find yet another man-made hybrid. In reality, they are now describing as ‘new’ a wild orchid species […]

    World-famous, yet nameless: Hybrid flowering dogwoods named by Rutgers scientists

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  • August 6, 2015
  • Garden lovers and horticulturalists now have two new species names to add to their vocabulary and memory. The world’s most commercially successful dogwood garden trees have finally received proper scientific names decades after their introduction into horticulture. The big-bracted, or flowering, dogwoods are beloved trees with cloud-like branches blossoming in early spring in white, sometimes […]