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Dr. Andreas Hemp, from Bayreuth University, Germany discovered a previously unknown orchid species of the genus Rhipidoglossum in northeastern Tanzania. Dr. Phil Cribb from the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew and Dr. Andreas Hemp, have scientifically described the new find in the journal Kew Bulletin

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