Kew’s Herbarium is a power-house of international botanical research and conservation. The building houses teams of scientists specialising in diverse geographical regions and important plant groups. With over eight million dried plant specimens and counting, it is among the world’s most important scientific collections.
Teams of curators keep the specimens in good condition and order, providing a vital resource for biologists around the world. This blog allows you the chance to learn more about what goes on behind-the-scenes.
Fri, 10 Dec 2010Herbarium
Learn about some of the scientific research Kew botanists are focusing on in the Lamiaceae...1 comment
Tue, 7 Dec 2010Herbarium
Kew's vast collection of herbarium specimens of the Compositae (daisy) family is now...2 comments
Fri, 29 Oct 2010Herbarium
Find out about Tim's preparations for an imminent trip to Ethiopia. The team will work with...comments