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The café marron plant (Ramosmania rodriguesii) only grows wild on Rodrigues, a remote island in the Indian Ocean. The flowery shrub not seen for 40 years was thought to be extinct.
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Plants back from the brink
The Director of Kew explains the importance of biodiversity and the work that scientists and horticulturalists there are doing to save endangered plants.
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