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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…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 – 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…

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…

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Titan arum growing wild in Sumatra, Indonesia….

Reinwardtia indica

…of Indonesia.     RBGE Living Collections Accession Factsheet Accession Number: 19802209 Scientific Name: Reinwardtia indica Dumort. Family: Linaceae Genus: Reinwardtia Epithet: indica Plant: 19802209C Location: /Living Collections/Inverleith/G47/0440D Plant: 19802209A…

Duchesnea indica

…if not inedible. It is widespread from Afghanistan eastwards to Japan and Indonesia, but also occurs naturalised in Africa, North America and Europe. Hand coloured lithograph of Duchesnea indica form…