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Lomatia tasmanica – King’s Holly

A very special Tasmanian plant… for several reasons – arguably the oldest living plant in the world, believed to be at least 43,000 years old (possibly up to 135,000 years old); ref http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-08-09/botanists-try-to-save-the-worlds-oldest-living-plant/5659970 it is a triploid (has 3 sets … Continue reading

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