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Amorphophallus paeoniifolius come to bloom Amorphophallus paeoniifolius come to bloom
  Elephant foot yam (Amorphophallus paeoniifolius), a striking aroid from tropical Asia, is extensively cultivated for its edible tubers.   To display the landscape of blooming Amorphophallus paeoniifolius, a section was specially designated for cultivating the elephant foot yam or whitespot giant arum at the Distinctive...
14 Botanic Gardens Awarded Grant to Preserve Global Plant Biodiversity 14 Botanic Gardens Awarded Grant to Preserve Global Plant Biodiversity
  London, UK – The Global Genome Initiative for Gardens (GGI-Gardens), Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), and the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) are pleased to announce 14 grants to botanic gardens and arboreta in nine countries to collect and conserve plant diversity. The GGI-Gardens Awards Program s...
Two new plant species found in west Yunnan Two new plant species found in west Yunnan
  Another two novel plant species of Ichtyoselmis macrantha and Eranthemum macrophyllum were discovered in the Tongbiguan nature reserve, west Yunnan’s Dehong prefecture, with the discoveries posted recently on the academic journals of Taiwania and Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany.   The discoveries are said t...
Extremely endangered Plagiopteron suaveolens comes to bloom at XTBG Extremely endangered Plagiopteron suaveolens comes to bloom at XTBG
  Plagiopteron suaveoleas is extremely endangered in the wild and the few extant plants are in need of protection. These days, an individual of Plagiopteron suaveoleas is blooming at the Vine Garden of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG).   Plagiopteron suaveoleas is scattered in Burma, Thailand and China. The...
A new species of Aspidistra recorded from Lao PDR A new species of Aspidistra recorded from Lao PDR
  The genus Aspidistra is a bulbous plant with broad tapering leaves, native to Asia and often grown as a houseplant.   During a field survey of Lao PDR in December 2005, an unknown Aspidistra species was collected in the wild near Pakse City, Champasak Province. The plant was brought into cultivation in Xishuangbanna Tr...
Natural Orchid Show 2020 at XTBG Natural Orchid Show 2020 at XTBG
  The 7th annual orchid show “Natural orchids – the gift of nature” unveiled its plate on April 10, 2020. The show is an annual event to showcase the beauty of orchids and increase public awareness of biodiversity conservation at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG).   About 10,000 individuals of 100 orchid ...
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