Scene: Toba ‘orchid paradise’ yields 200 new species
The Jakarta Post
TOBA SAMOSIR: Scientists say they have found almost 200 new species of orchids in the Eden Park tourist forest in Sionggang village in Toba Samosir, North Sumatra.
A group led by botanists and orchid experts Ria Telambanua and Michele Sirait have been exploring the area for years.
“We’ve successfully identified almost 200 species of forest orchids after almost four years of resea...