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- proper n. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist (Maximilian) Karl Ewald Burret (1883-1964).
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"The 37-day expedition was a challenge because the pristine forest is thick with sturdy wild growth and full of venomous snakes, leeches, mosquitoes and yellow vines [Calamus Burret]," Ke Cheng-ming (柯正民), leader of the team, said at the end of the tough 170km trek on Sunday.
Burret doesn't seem to have the President's ear like we might have thought he would.