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Creating pathways and our first delivery!

by: Steve Ruddy & Richard Wilford, Kew at the British Museum blog
07 Apr 2011

Learn how we prepared the pathways in the Landscape before the first of our deliveries arrived.

Pressing plants in Bolivia

Kew's projects in Bolivia

05 Apr 2011

In Bolivia Kew has been working with local partners to identify conservation priorities, to support the development of protected areas and to catalogue the extraordinary diversity of the country's Compositae (daisy) family.


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Appointment of Trustees to the Board of Trustees, the Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG), Kew

01 Apr 2011

Lord Henley has appointed Mrs Tessa Green and Professor Michael Crawley to the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


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Building of the Landscape has started

by: Steve Ruddy & Richard Wilford, Kew at the British Museum blog
30 Mar 2011

Steve and Richard, alongside Alan the 'rockman', begin the build by plotting out the layout of the Landscape.

Marianne North: A different view

by: Fiona Ainsworth, Library, Art and Archives blog
29 Mar 2011

Come into Kew’s Library, Art & Archives Reading Room to see our latest display in the Wolfson Rare Books Room.

The parasitic purple toothwort, Lathraea clandestina, is flowering now.

by: Richard Wilford & Katie Price, Alpine and Rock Garden team blog
29 Mar 2011

The purple flowers of the parasitic Lathraea clandestina, known as purple toothwort, mysteriously sprout from the ground in the Woodland Garden.

Scanning electron micrographs of dissected floral buds of Polygala violacea (left) and P. gomesiana (right) (Image: M. Angélica Bello Gutierrez).

Development of keeled flowers

25 Mar 2011

A study using scanning electron microscopy has revealed that the keeled petals of Leguminosae and Polygalaceae are fundamentally different.


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Collecting curators

by: Mark Nesbitt, Economic Botany blog
25 Mar 2011

Find out what happened when the curators of four major collections of useful plants recently came together at Kew.

Mimosa tenuiflora regrowth after pollarding

Caatinga biomass estimation

24 Mar 2011

Scientists from Kew and Brazil are analysing data from field experiments to determine the best way to manage trees for sustainable fuelwood production.


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Finding plants for the Landscape

by: Steve Ruddy & Richard Wilford, Kew at the British Museum blog
24 Mar 2011

Richard and Steve travel far and wide to find the star plants for this year's Landscape at the British Museum.

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Cyrtostachys bakeri in the National Botanic Garden of Papua New Guinea

Cyrtostachys bakeri

A spectacular new species of canopy palm recently discovered by Kew botanists in the remote Western Province of Papua New Guinea.

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