Living fossil, Taiwan Isoetes
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Taiwan Isoetes, a humble-looking aquatic fern, is a rare species endemic to Taiwan and is considered a living fossil. Its associated plants thrived in the Cretaceous Period between 65 and 145 million years ago. Therefore, Taiwan Isoetes plays a significant role in the study of plant taxonomy and botanical evolution, which makes its conservation more urgent than ever.