Monday, December 18, 2006

How Bizarre - Episode 7


In 1991, botanists in New Zealand accidentally discovered "Corybas carseii", a rare orchid that blooms only two days a year, after they sat on the flower while eating lunch.

Sounds like something I'd do. I'd discover something spectacular by destroying it. "How bizarre".


Skittles said...

Was it blooming when they sat on it?

Mikala said...

One can only assume!

Damn botanists!

Ireland said...


The things that make you go...ummmmmmmmm


Ann M. said...

that is too funny. I can totally hear the conversation they must have had in my head when they figured it out, too...