Flower power

posted October 17, 2021 at 12:53 am

Flower power

The University of the Philippines-Los Baños has named a hybrid gumamela after Education Secretary Leonor Briones. ‘As a nature lover and educator, I am humbled and deeply honored to have a wonderful variant of Gumamela named after me,’ Briones said. The new Hibiscus rosa-sinensi ‘Leonor M. Briones’ was developed by the Institute of Plant Breeding.

Topics: University of the Philippines-Los Baños , hybrid gumamela , Leonor Briones
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