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Nymphaea Pink Moon registered by International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society
A new cultivar of Nymphaeaceae, which is commonly known as ‘water-lily’, has been officially registered by the International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society(IWGS). The new water lily cultivar, Nymphaea ‘Pink Moon’, was bred from bud sport of Nymphaea rubra Roxb. ex Andrews by Mr. Wu Fuchuan of Xishuangbanna...
Science teachers training course held at XTBG
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) hosted a training course for science teachers of primary and middle schools during July 15-19, with 26 trainees from Yunnan and Guangxi. The course is designed as a class for science teachers to enhance their teaching abilities within the field of science and environmental e...
Water lily and lotus put on a colorful show
If you are a lover of flowers, especially water lilies and lotus, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) will be a best destination for you from July 1 to August 31. Across XTBG in the next few weeks, in lakes and ponds (with the royal water lily pond most attractive), the massive buds of water lilies and lot...
Community outreach effort hopes to save rare Yunnan orchids
Yunnan is China's de facto plant repository, home to a higher range of biodiversity than anywhere else in the country. But many of the most delicate and sought-after flowers in the province — orchids — are under threat from a variety factors. Scientists in Xishuangbanna are working to combat this through a combination ...
Night blooming orchid cereus on show at XTBG
Many people will stay up late to enjoy the opening of the extraordinary Epiphyllum oxypetalum (also called queen of the night, night blooming cereus, or orchid cereus, etc.), which is shaped like a majestic waterlily. From June 6-11, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) holds an exhibition for plant lovers ...
2nd Youth Science Festival connects young scientists and the public
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) is hosting its second Youth Science Festival, an event to showcase the science undertaken by the young research fellows and graduate students from May 20-22. Participated by over 1,000 students (across primary and secondary levels), educators, and tourists on the opening...
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