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New Guinea Has More Known Plant Species Than Any Island In The World

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Plant lovers should set their eyes on New Guinea because this area a great home to the most exciting birds and various plants.

This region’s flora is so rich that it hosts more than 13,600 vascular plant species, including trees and shrubs.

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New Guinea has the highest known plant diversity of any island on Earth, which is fascinating, making New Guinea one of the most biodiverse areas on Earth.

Scientists have identified up to 700,000 plant examples from New Guinea, with most plants being trees. On top of that, there is more to be discovered.

Scientists expect to discover up to 4,000 species in the next 50 years. Who would think that there are so many things to be discovered in this world? One of the most exciting legends says that new species pop up whenever a botanist goes into nature.

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