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Medicinal Plant Garden Medicinal Plant Garden
With an area of 2 ha, the Medicinal Plant Garden is home to over 400 medicinal plants from tropical and south subtropical regions. It is divided into many sections featured with tropical medicine, ethnic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and natural medicine respectively. Some ethnic medicinal plants reflecting the inter...
The Dracaena Collection The Dracaena Collection
Some dracaena species, such as Dracaena cambodiana, D. cochinchinensis, and D. ensifolia are the resource plants for extracting the famous traditional Chinese medicine--Dragon’s Blood. It was reputed to be effective on invigorating blood circulation and is widely used as a wound-healing agent. Prof. Cai Xitao, founder of XTB...
Shade Plant Garden Shade Plant Garden
Shade plants grow well under two conditions. Firstly, the climate has to be warm and humid enough. Secondly, shade plants must avoid too much sunshine. The climate in Xishuangbanna provides favorable conditions for growth of shade plants as there are a lot of trees in tropical rainforests that only about 5% of sunshine can re...
Ethnic Plant Garden Ethnic Plant Garden
  Xishuangbanna is inhabited by 13 nationalities such as Dai, Hani, Jinuo, and Bulang, with the Dai as the majority. Having been living in different habitats for generations, these minorities have gradually developed diversified ethno-botanical cultures.   Covering an area of 5.3 ha, the Ethnic Plant Garden has a collect...
National Trees and Flowers Collection National Trees and Flowers Collection
  Most countries in the world have their own national trees and flowers. They are the symbol of a country and reflecting each country’s culture, spirit, value as well asaethestic standard.   National Trees and Flowers Collection was established in 1999 to celebrate Expo’99, the World Horticultural Exposition. In the ar...
Flower Garden Flower Garden
  Located at the main entrance of XTBG, Flower Garden covers an area of 25 ha and has a collection of 600 species and varieties of tropical flowers. It is an integrative garden incorporating landscaping, horticultural display, public education, species conservation and recreation as well.   Embellished with blossoming fl...
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