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The New York Botanical Garden

Cambodian Rattan Species Calamus mellitus

Caption: This rattan species, endemic to Cambodia, is one of two species new to science that was documented and described by Dr. Andrew Henderson of The New York Botanical Garden as part of the collaborative sustainable rattan project involving the Botanical Garden and the World Wildlife Fund.

Credit: Copyright Koulang Chey/WWF-Cambodia

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