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Pterocymbium macranthum found for first time in China
A Pterocymbium macranthum is pictured in the Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve, southwest China's Yunnan Province, March 3, 2023. (Photo by Yan Wendi/Xinhua) KUNMING, March 19 (Xinhua) -- A research team in southwest China's Yunnan Province said they had found a tropical monsoon forest community of Pterocymbium m...
Honey bees receive flight instruction and vector source by following dance
In a study published in PNAS, researchers from the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Freie Universit？t Berlin and Rutgers University showed that the dance of the returning honeybee forager conveys the direction and distance of the food source from the hive to the honeycom...
Five new plant varieties of XTBG authorized
Recently, five new plant varieties of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) have been authorized by the National Forestry and Grassland Administration of China. Among them, the new varieties of genus Mussaenda and genus Bauhinia are verified in XTBG for the first time and acquired complete intellectual property....
Biodiversity of Menglun Town on show
A photo exhibition named Beauty of Rainforest, showing the biodiversity of Menglun Town, is ongoing in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) from January 1 on. It is part of the activities to greet the New Year 2023.The exhibition displayed 331 photos of biodiversity in the Menglong Town where XTBG is located. ...
Photos of wild edible flowers on display
A photo show of wild edible flowers of Xishuangbanna is ongoing at Tropical Rainforest Ethnic Culture Museum of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) from November 24 on. It aims to bring visitors to experience the rich biodiversity of Xishuangbanna, especially flowers than can be cooked into delicacy. Xishu...
XTBG holds 10th Birding Festival
Experienced birders, enthusiastic birdwatchers or environmental protection organizations gathered together at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) for the 10th XTBG Birding Festival from November 17-20. Through the cameras of the birders, 164 bird species have been recorded at the festival, including a new bird...
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