Asst. Prof. Dr. Thammarat Putthai , Director of Bachelor of Science Program in Environmental Science (International Program), Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahiol University, in collaboration with Dr. Ching-I Peng and Mr. Che-Wei Lin from Academia Sinica, Taiwan, discovered a new plant called Begonia Fulgurata and developed a plan for its conservation due to its potential extinction caused by reduction of forest.