Author: Peter Wilkie

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

With one week to go before heading off to Indonesia, I have the necessary paper work and permissions and it just leaves some packing to be done before…

10th International Flora Malesiana Symposium

Last week the RBGE hosted the 10th International Flora Malesiana Symposium. This brought together over 170 taxonomists, horticulturists and conservationists from around the world. Over the 5 days…

RBGE to Host International Scientific Conference

Next month the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will host the 10th International Flora Malesiana Symposium (11-15th July). This will bring together Taxonomists, Horticulturists and Conservationist to discuss the…

Tracing the source of the Tjipetir mystery

Sometime ago while researching stories for the spring exhibition at the Gardens, Nature Mother of Invention, I came across the Tjipetir Mystery Facebook page. I was particularly interested…

New Species of Rhododendron from Malaysia

A Rhododendron collected in Malaysia in 2010 by RBGE scientist Dr Peter Wilkie has been described as new by colleagues at the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). Rhododendron…