Thursday, 12 February 2015

Flower named after Sir David Attenborough

One of the world renowned naturalist, Sir David Attenborough is being honoured by naming a wild flower after him.

Tim Rich together with other team members found the wild flower in the Brecon Beacons, Wales in 2004. After 10 years of research to establish the flower is new to science, Rich has come into conclusion by naming the wild flower Hieracium attenboroughianum (Attenborough's hawkweed).

This is an honour well deserve. Congratulations Sir Attenborough.

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