Man picked rare plants and trembled to show off on Douyin short video platform. Expert surveyed: only once in a lifetime - Rheum nobile

Rheum nobile

"The Shangri-La man who flaunts the rare plants, the netizens call you to surrender." Recently, a netizen named "Wildness Protection" posted a "wanted order" post saying that a man in Yunnan Shangri-La not only ruined the towering alpine plant, but also sending the show video to the Douyin, attracting attention. Experts from the Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, said that the flowering cycle required for this plant is 15 to 45 years, and only once in a lifetime. On July 29, the reporter learned that at present, the local police have been involved in the investigation.