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Plant Hunting in the Tropics – preparations for fieldwork in Indonesia

this, the two institutions are committed to research and conserve plant diversity in Indonesia and to instigate research projects, training and fieldwork to this end. Indonesia (© https://goo.gl/images/PEzYwX) The project…

Gesneriaceae Research in Indonesia – Celebrating our science and horticulture throughout March for International Women’ s Day

…and herbarium specimens, especially from under-collected parts of the world. Indonesia is one such place; one of the most biodiverse countries in the world with one of the poorest known…

First report from Indonesia

…from RBGE (three scientists and two horticulturists) have set out on an expedition to Indonesia; Phase 1 of a project which aims to discover the biodiversity and promote the conservation…

From Indonesia to Edinburgh – An orchids story

In a cloud forest on the Indonesian island of Seram an orchid was collected during an expedition led by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in 1986. The living specimen made…

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Indonesia (© https://goo.gl/images/PEzYwX)…

Crinum asiaticum

27. Crinum asiaticum L. AMARYLLIDACEAE Hindi: Nagadamani, नागदामिनी This large, bulbous herb is widely cultivated in the tropics, and as a hothouse plant in temperate regions. It is native to…

Destination Borneo: N 1̊ 12’ 33”, E 117 ̊ 18’ 22”

of the second phase of a project between the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh to research and conserve the plant diversity of Indonesia which…

Update: North Sulawesi Fieldwork, continued…

…the Bolaang Mongondow and East Bolaang Mongondow regencies of North Sulawesi (Indonesia). The nature reserve, named after one of the active volcanoes within, comprises an area of approximately 8,600 hectares….

Update: North Sulawesi Fieldwork

River crossing in Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park One week into the North Sulawesi (Indonesia) expedition, the team has successfully completed collecting at the first locality, Bogani Nani Wartabone National…

RBGE to Host International Scientific Conference

…the Malesian region, a region spanning 7 countries (Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, The Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam). This region has one of the highest levels of plant…

Scent of seduction

…have been found inside titan arum in its native home of Sumatra in Indonesia. This really is a quite remarkable result and could be the first time that carrion beetles…

Rhododendron stenophyllum ssp. angustifolium

Montane Tropics House

https://stories.rbge.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/G900P.mp3 Audio by David Mitchell from 2005 Holding collections from the mountain regions of South-East Asia (Borneo to Indonesia and the island of New Guinea) this house showcases one of…

Rare chance to see ant plant blooming for Science Festival

…on cue an ant plant from the Arfak Mountains in West Papua, Indonesia, is now flowering as part of a display for Edinburgh International Science Festival. We have enhanced our…

New to Science 2015: Begonia yapenensis

…Edinburgh will be featured. On the 10th April 2015 Begonia yapenensis was published as a new species from Yapen Island in Papua Province, Indonesia. This small ground-hugging plant was collected…

New Reekie – growing the largest flower head in the world

…The Guinness World Record height for this species is an impressive 3.1 metres, so this Indonesian plant would seem to have a pretty strong claim to the crown. However, the…

Plants of India: Introduction

…from a time when the whole region east of Arabia (including India, Indo-China, Malaysia and Indonesia) were known as the ‘East Indies’, especially in early times when the exact origin…

New Reekie

…Reekie’ says it all. Titan arum growing wild in Sumatra, Indonesia. The bad smell is actually sending out a message to potential pollinators. The strategy is not unique to titan…

Dichrostachys cinerea

…a height of six metres and is widespread throughout tropical Africa, and eastwards through peninsular India to Indonesia and Australia. Ten subspecies have been described, of which one (subspecies cinerea)…

Highlights: 30.11.07

Hoya imperialis   This week, succumb to the warmth of the Lowland Tropics and seek out the stunning Hoya imperialis. Native to Malaysia and Indonesia, this tropical gem produces the…

A rapid phylogeny of Marchantia, from the RBGE collections. II. Illuminating our sampling

…to everything else that we have included: one distinct lineage in Yunnan, China, another that occurs in Yunnan and Nepal, and a third in Indonesia and Malaysia. That’s balanced again…