A new monkey flower in Shetland

Scientists have discovered a brand new flower in Shetland, it is being referred to as “Shetland’s monkeyflower”, because it is larger and its flowers are more open than previous monkeyflowers.

The flower was discovered by a team from Stirling’s department of biological and environmental sciences led by post-doctoral researcher Dr Violeta Simon-Porcar, working with associate professor Dr Mario Vallejo-Marin at Stirling and Dr James Higgins at Leicester University.

It is a beauty. Read about it here!

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