Researchers find and plant critically endangered fern in SW China

On June 15, when investigating the diversity of plants in Mount Emei, southwest China's Sichuan Province, researchers accidentally found an endangered plant, the Cystoathyrium Chinese Ching.

Researchers have only found two small populations of this plant in Mount Emei with about 300 to 400 specimens in total.

This is a critically endangered species endemic to Sichuan, which was originally discovered in 1963.

On July 22, researchers said that they had successfully cultivated this species by using its buds.

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