Hibiscadelphus woodii was found exclusively on the steep slopes of the island of Kauai. The flower reaches 2.5-5 meters in height.
In early April, researchers decided to observe the plants in the Kalalau valley with the help of a multikopter - and found the last remaining representative of a species known to science.
Earlier it was reported that the fattest in the worldthe parrot, kakapo, which lives only in New Zealand and is on the verge of extinction, had a record breeding season. The 147 surviving birds gave birth to 74 cubs. Scientists hope that it will save the species from extinction.