BLACKPINK’s Lisa Shocks Fans With Her Unexpected Global Influence — All Because Of An Endangered Plant
BLACKPINK Lisa‘s recently showcased her influence after being the inspiration behind a new species of plant.
Since debuting, Lisa has always gained attention for being a special talent, showcasing singing, dancing, and rapping skills, and having amazing visuals and personality.
It seems like Lisa’s popularity and influence on fans are so great that a BLINK recently named a rare and endangered species of plant that was recently discovered after the idol.
Since debuting as a K-Pop idol, Lisa has always showcased pride in her Thai heritage.
In an article posted by a Thai media outlet, it was reported that a project associated with the Department of Biology at Chiang Mai University in Thailand who were looking into the Annonaceae plants in the Narathiwat Province.
นักวิจัย ม.เชียงใหม่ ค้นพบพืชดอกหอมที่ จ.นราธิวาส ถือเป็นชนิดใหม่ของโลกที่หายาก-เสี่ยงสูญพันธุ์ ตั้งชื่อ “บุหงาลลิษา” จาก ลิซ่า Blackpink ศิลปินซึ่งเป็นแรงบันดาลใจของนักศึกษา ป.เอก ที่ร่วมทีมวิจัย #ThaiPBSnews https://t.co/1b4LgOcT9T pic.twitter.com/EvjYECmp2i
— Thai PBS News (@ThaiPBSNews) April 11, 2023
According to the article, the team discovered a plant in Narathiwat Province, and it was considered a new type of the world’s rarest plant that was at risk of extinction. It explained that the scientific name they had given the plant was “Friesodielsia lalisae Damth., Baka & Chaowasku.”
Yet, it was revealed that one student’s love of Lisa and the fact that the idol’s determination had inspired her, making the nickname of the plant “Bunga (Flower of) Lalisa.”
When the news was released, netizens couldn’t get over the fact that Lisa’s influence is so huge that she’s even having rare plants named after her. Also, with everything BLACKPINK has coming up and planned, such as Coachella, the members seem to be showcasing their dominance.
in honor of #LISA from BLACKPINK, CMU researchers have named a flower plant “Bunga (flower of) Lalisa” an artist who inspired them https://t.co/2FE1tPpZpQ pic.twitter.com/99QyV9I20E
— honors lisa (@honorslisa) April 11, 2023
There's a song that says, "I can buy myself flowers"
Meanwhile, with #LISA a new fragrant 🌼 is named after her instead.
You know how impactful she is coz she inspires the people you'd least expect to be greatly touched by her existence.
Another honor & one of a kind milestone https://t.co/6YKb6Xl4zX pic.twitter.com/yQ1cyRYcbn
— L.I.S.A (@Lisa_24_365) April 11, 2023
blackpink headlining coachella in 3 days, lisa collaborating with bigbang taeyang in a few weeks, carpool karaoke with james corden this month, a new flower species being named after lisa, we blinks will be FED 😭pic.twitter.com/H1w2FkAaZh
— 𓆩♡𓆪 (@GhoulPinks) April 12, 2023
Lisa just got a flower named after her and Coachella is in three days then the carpool karaoke and now new music?? all in the same month yea we WON!!! pic.twitter.com/NZWsNzlkZ0
— 🧚🏿♀️ (@Brownandthiccc) April 12, 2023
If it wasn’t cute enough, the fact that member Jisoo released a song called “FLOWER” proves that BLACKPINK is truly special and embodies the beauty of the plant.
Lisa always showcases pride in her Thai heritage, and it seems like Thai people also want a way to showcase their love and appreciation for the idol. It is also fitting that such a rare and special plant is named after Lisa, as many believe her talent, visuals, and charm are also unique and rare.
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