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there are reports throughout the would almost every week of cryptozoology , ufos , ghosts, etc...

are there any reports of cryptobotany ? I'm 100% certain there are still undiscovered species in flora and fauna

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there are reports throughout the would almost every week of cryptozoology , ufos , ghosts, etc...

are there any reports of cryptobotany ? I'm 100% certain there are still undiscovered species in flora and fauna

More Myth than actually cryptobotany, its very difficult to keep track

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there are reports throughout the would almost every week of cryptozoology , ufos , ghosts, etc...

are there any reports of cryptobotany ? I'm 100% certain there are still undiscovered species in flora and fauna

Yeah, but almost all them are just guys in tree suits.

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Cryptobotany is the study of various exotic plants which are not believed to exist by the scientific community, but which exist in myth, literature or unsubstantiated reports (by Wiki)

There used to be myths about man eating plants, etc. but those plants were never found. I personally think they don't exist...just folklore passed through generations from times when people used to be more ignorant.

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There's the man eating tree that was thought to exist by some. Here's an article about it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man-eating_tree

I actually wonder why there aren't more cryptid plants. Maybe strange animals are more noticeable than strange plants?

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Ever seen The Ruins? Of course I dont think that could happen

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there are reports throughout the would almost every week of cryptozoology , ufos , ghosts, etc...

are there any reports of cryptobotany ? I'm 100% certain there are still undiscovered species in flora and fauna

New plant species are found all the time, here are a few found this year and last year;

http://phys.org/news/2013-07-strawberry-species-oregon.html

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-05/new-meat-eating-plant-species-found-japan

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120605172021.htm

What I don't understand is why would an undiscovered plant (or any species for that matter) automatically be classified as a cryptid?

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Ever seen The Ruins? Of course I dont think that could happen

Great book!!

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I actually wonder why there aren't more cryptid plants. 8a4.jpg

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New plant species are found all the time, here are a few found this year and last year;

http://phys.org/news...ies-oregon.html

http://www.popsci.co...ies-found-japan

http://www.scienceda...20605172021.htm

What I don't understand is why would an undiscovered plant (or any species for that matter) automatically be classified as a cryptid?

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Not all jungles have been explored. Probably lots of them in South America, Africa, New Guinea, and so on.

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There's the man eating tree that was thought to exist by some. Here's an article about it: http://en.wikipedia....Man-eating_tree

I actually wonder why there aren't more cryptid plants. Maybe strange animals are more noticeable than strange plants?

It probably has a lot to do with the fact that most folks are completely clueless when it comes to identifying plants and trees. They could be standing in the middle of a "crypto-forest" and wouldn't even know it. Conversely, they could be hit in the face with an oak tree and have no clue what it was.

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It probably has a lot to do with the fact that most folks are completely clueless when it comes to identifying plants and trees. They could be standing in the middle of a "crypto-forest" and wouldn't even know it. Conversely, they could be hit in the face with an oak tree and have no clue what it was.

Teehee, I was hit in the face by an oak tree once, and I knew exactly what it was- guess I should have ducked lower under the branch :)

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Great book!!

I loved the book.

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It probably has a lot to do with the fact that most folks are completely clueless when it comes to identifying plants and trees. They could be standing in the middle of a "crypto-forest" and wouldn't even know it. Conversely, they could be hit in the face with an oak tree and have no clue what it was.

Oh yeah that's true. People are more familiar with animals then with plants.

I've walked into many things but I've never walked into a tree.

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I actually wonder why there aren't more cryptid plants. 8a4.jpg

I think it is because the plants don't run away. If there is a plant that you stumbled upon and tried to get a picture of it, it's not going to run off like bigfoot or mothman would. So, you can just gather yourself together, set up your tripod and take a fantastically good pic of that mysterious plant. AND THEN.... you can even pick it and bring it back for science to check out.

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