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Living Collections
The Cycad Collection The Cycad Collection
Cycads belong to a group of remnant seed plants which are called living fossils. They are of great importance for study on paleoclimate, paleogeography and flora evolution in addition to their horticultural ornamental and economic values. Almost all cycads have been listed as key protected plants.   Covering an area of 3.2 ...
Vine Garden Vine Garden
Vine garden covers an area of 7.3 ha with more than 400 vine species.According to vine plant's climbing adaptations and display functions, the garden is divided into 4 display sections, including ornamental vines, nature ecology vines, population vine, and hanging vine. The public can enjoy a wide variety of vine plants' ways...
The Garden for Energy Plants The Garden for Energy Plants
  The garden for energy plant covers an area of 13 acres. According to the history of plant’s usage by human, the garden comprises of 5 functional parts which collected plants for firewood, starch, textile, oil and hydrocarbon. The garden has the energy plants which are widely used or have a great potential for developmen...
Collection of Wild Edible Plants Collection of Wild Edible Plants
Historically, human communities relied on edible wild plants for food. They are still a very important food source for many communities worldwide. Many of the wild edible plants have more benefits to human health when compared to cultivated plants. Benefits include greater percentage of medicinal ingredients, nutritional ingr...
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...
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