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‘Lipstick’ Plant Rediscovered In Arunanchal After A Century

Researchers at the Botanical Survey of India have rediscovered a rare plant, which is sometimes called the 'Indian lipstick plant', from remote Anjaw district in Arunachal Pradesh after more than a century. The plant (Aeschynanthus monetaria Dunn) was first identified by British botanist Stephen Troyte Dunn in 1912, based on the plant samples gathered from Arunachal Pradesh by another English botanist, Isaac Henry Burkill. Watch the video to know more.