Veil of Nature with K Verlag, Berlin

A publication in relation to the  the De-extinct research project with the Sicyos villosus as a main protagonist.

Endemic to the Galapagos Islands, Sicyos villosa was collected by Charles Darwin during his journey on the Beagle (1831–36) but is now extinct. This forlorn member of the Cucurbitaceae family is still known to science thanks only to a single specimen preserved in the Sainsbury Laboratory of the Cambridge University Herbarium, where Darwin’s complete botanical collection is preserved. Aftering reading that...

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Veil of Nature with K Verlag, Berlin

A publication in relation to the  the De-extinct research project with the Sicyos villosus as a main protagonist.

Endemic to the Galapagos Islands, Sicyos villosa was collected by Charles Darwin during his journey on the Beagle (1831–36) but is now extinct. This forlorn member of the Cucurbitaceae family is still known to science thanks only to a single specimen preserved in the Sainsbury Laboratory of the Cambridge University Herbarium, where Darwin’s complete botanical collection is preserved. Aftering reading that...

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