BBC News reports that the complete flora of tropical East Africa has been recorded by scientists. It has taken sixty years to complete. The statistics are quite incredible:
- 135 botanists from 21 countries
- 12,104 wild plant species of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania catalogued
- 1,500 plant species new to science identified
- 114 newly discovered plant species listed in the last four years alone.
An amazing project - click on the link to read more.