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Wightiaceae: A new plant family in Lamiales reported by Chinese botanists Wightiaceae: A new plant family in Lamiales reported by Chinese botanists
  The Lamiales are an order in the asterid group of dicotyledonous flowering plants. As presently circumscribed, Lamiales are one of the largest angiosperm orders with about 25 families and 21,000 species. However, there are still two small, enigmatic Southeast Asian genera, Cyrtandromoea and Wightia, whose phylogenetic po...
Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is in bloom at XTBG Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is in bloom at XTBG
  Amorphophallus paeoniifolius, the elephant foot yam or whitespot giant arum, is a tropical tuber crop. In middle May, tens of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius come to bloom, presenting a special landscape in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG).   The plant blooms annually around the beginning of the rainy season...
2018 CUBG Horticulture Training course 2018 CUBG Horticulture Training course
  From October 15th to November 2nd, 25 staff from 15 China’s botanical gardens have been attending a horticulture training course at Kunming Botanical Garden and Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG). The course is the sixth of its kind which has been arranged by the Chinese Union of Botanic Gardens (CUBG), with...
The orchid show 2018 in XTBG The orchid show 2018 in XTBG
  The themed Orchid Show “Natural orchids – the gift of nature” grandly opened at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) on April 10.The annual Orchid Show offers visitors a once-a-year opportunity to see a display of hundreds of orchids from Xishuangbanna and other tropical areas.   Making use of natural elem...
CUBG course on ex situ conservation techniques completed CUBG course on ex situ conservation techniques completed
  Ex situ conservation is defined as “The conservation of components of biological diversity outside their natural habitats”. It is one of two basic conservation strategies, alongside in-situ conservation. Ex situ conservation is also regarded as one of the important functions of botanic gardens and arboreta. However, Ch...
The giant corpse flower blooms at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden The giant corpse flower blooms at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden
  Amorphophallus titanum, commonly known as titan arum or the corpse flower. (Image by ZHU Renbin)   Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) witnessed on Tuesday a once-in-a-decade event as the giant corpse flower bloomed. The unique Amorphophallus titanum, commonly known as titan arum or the corpse flower, opened...
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