The Man Behind the Plant

There is a saying, "Behind every great man is a woman".  

Well, behind every plant is the man or woman who discovered it or after whom it was named, sometimes both.

At the recently concluded Flora Filipina 2012, I had the privilege and honor of meeting the man behind the Vietnamese species Cycas lindstromii.  No other than Swedish cycad expert Anders Linsdtrom himself.

Anders Lindstrom accepting a Plaque of Appreciation from Evangeline Go, Chairperson of the Flora Filipina 2012 Expo and Fernando Aurigue, Chairperson of the Flora Filipina Conference.

 

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