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    Xanthoria elegans

    Lichens benefit from...

    Wed, 2 Sep 2015

    New research reveals that by developing natural sunscreen, a major group of lichens was able...

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    Grammatophyllum speciosum

    Largest orchid in the...

    Fri, 28 Aug 2015

    It's the first time the orchid, known as the 'queen of orchids' (Grammatophyllum speciosum),...

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    Daisy meadow

    New research shows daisies...

    Fri, 7 Aug 2015

    These findings reshape the history of this plant family that was thought, until now, to have...

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    The new discovered waterlily species growing in the wild

    Beautiful new waterlily...

    Thu, 4 Jun 2015

    The discovery of a new waterlily species in the wild surprises experts as an identical plant...

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    Books of the month- Kew...

    Thu, 28 May 2015

    Two beautiful new colouring books from Kew feature artwork taken from the archive of Curtis...

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    Nepenthes zygon

    New species found in Kew...

    Wed, 4 Feb 2015

    A pitcher plant growing in a Kew glasshouse has been found to be a new species of Nepenthes

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    Guillaume Besnard and Nanjarisoa Olinirina Prisca

    Extinct grass sequenced

    Mon, 2 Feb 2015

    In what is believed to be the first application of next-generation DNA sequencing to an...

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    Mycorrhizas in forest monitoring

    Mycorrhizas in forest...

    Mon, 12 Jan 2015

    Mycologists call for large-scale monitoring of ectomycorrhizal fungi to better indicate the...

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    Book of the month: Plant...

    Fri, 31 Oct 2014

    The latest books in the series focus on snowdrops and sedums, written by experts and packed...

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    Z. glabra

    Maximizing the...

    Fri, 17 Oct 2014

    The phylogenetic diversity of the Millennium Seed Bank collections has been assessed using...

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    Photo of Clavariadelphus truncatus

    Extinct fungus mystery solved

    Mon, 13 Oct 2014

    Kew mycologists discover that a fungus once thought to have become extinct in Britain and...

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    Kewa bowkeriana

    A plant family named for Kew

    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    A new genus and plant family from southern Africa and Saint Helena is named for the Royal...

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    The team working on the Red List assessments

    Cameroon Red Data

    Fri, 3 Oct 2014

    Eighty seven Red List assessments of threatened plants from Cameroon completed in one week.

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