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First surveying of forest canopy epiphytes in Honduras

The first investigation into epiphyte diversity, distribution and biomass on large canopy trees in Honduras has begun to reveal just how diverse these communities are

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Establishing suitable bio-indicators for cloud forest management

A study into epiphytic ferns in Northern Venezuela suggests that, with low levels of effort, time and cost, these species can be monitored and used as indicators of disturbance in cloud forest management

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Recording medicinal plants in an Indonesian village

A team of botanists has been engaged in recording plants used in herbal medicine in Buton, Indonesia, to ensure the knowledge persists beyond any future spread of Western treatments and medicines

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New genus found in Honduran rainforest

A new kind of tree, first collected on an Operation Wallacea expedition in 2004 and found in Honduras, has just been published in the Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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