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Nineteen Species of Ferns Named for Lady Gaga


October 19, 2012

the fern gametophyte Pop music megastar Lady Gaga is being honored with the name of a new genus of fern found in Central and South America, Mexico, Arizona and Texas. A genus is a group of closely related species; in this case, 19 species of ferns will carry the name Gaga. Full Story

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