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Living Collections
Tropical Rain Forest Tropical Rain Forest
Occupying an area of 80 hectares, the tropical rainforest spot is mainly used for ex-and in-situ conservation of rare and endangered tropical plant species. It is divided into seven parts, including ginger collection, aroid collection, orchid collection, fern collection, and wild flower garden etc.. It has harbored more than ...
Green Stone Forest Green Stone Forest
Lying due east of the gourd-shaped Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), the Green Stone Forest is home to a lush limestone seasonal rainforest. Encompassing a great diversity of habitat and topography, the forest is home to more than 1,000 vascular plant species and a wide array wildlife. It covers an area of 225 h...
Fig Collection Fig Collection
Ficus is a genus of about 1,000 species of woody trees, shrubs, vines, epiphytes, and hemiepiphyte in the family Moraceae, collectively known as fig trees or figs. They distribute throughout the tropics, with a few species extending into semi-warm temperate zone. Ficus is one of the “keystone” plant species in the tropical ...
Palm Collection Palm Collection
  Palm garden represents a typical image of tropical landscape. There are altogether 2,600 palm species in the world, mainly distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of the world.   Occupying an area of 9.3 ha, Palm Collection is home to 460 palm species from tropical regions. It is one of the richest palm gardens ...
Commemorative Plant Garden Commemorative Plant Garden
Established in 1999, the Commemorative Plant Garden occupies an area of 3.8 ha. It is the place where some national leaders and world wide famous people of China as well as foreign countries cultivated memorial trees when they visit XTBG.   For example, former Chinese President Jiang Ze-Min planted a red bean tree (Adenanth...
Distinctive Plant Collection Distinctive Plant Collection
Occupying an area of 0.8 ha, the Distinctive Plant Collection is home to 256 kinds of tropical rare and exotic flowers and trees. In this garden, visitors can have a taste at the “miracle fruit” (Synsepaium dulcificum) which can turn your taste and feel sourness as sweetness. You can also see “dancing grass” (Codariocaly...
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