Plant diversity and endemism in China: unreachable locations and diverse microclimates

  • Pensoft Editorial Team
  • Tagged , , , , , , , Leave a comment
  • August 29, 2019
  • A new issue of the scholarly, open-access and peer-reviewed journal PhytoKeys focuses on the Chinese biodiversity hotspots and their substantial role in understanding the country’s unique flora. The special issue embarks on a treasure hunt into China’s biodiversity hotspots, including the descriptions of 23 species previously unknown to science and new insights into the ecological […]

    New gorgeous coffee tree species from Honduras is critically endangered

  • Pensoft Editorial Team
  • Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment
  • October 14, 2015
  • Amid the challenging terrain of north-western Honduras, where Dr. Kelly’s team faced rugged and steep forest areas cut across here and there by a few trails, a gorgeous tree with cherry-like fruits was discovered. Being about 10 metres (33 ft) high and covered with cream-colored flowers, it was quickly sorted into the Coffee family (Rubiaceae), […]