News from Kew
Keep up to date with Kew news and blogs. Find out about the latest garden highlights, find out how Kew's science and conservation work is making a difference and see how your donations are helping to support our work in the UK and around the world.
30 Mar 2010
The cascading translucent sea-green flowers of the jade vine are in full bloom in the Palm House this week, a glorious sight beneath the canopy of green foliage27 likes
29 Mar 2010
Kew's Economic Botany Collection recently restored 26 decorative wood panels made in Japan in 1874. Find out more about the condition that we found them in and the process of conservation that followed.
25 Mar 2010
Our plants from the Habitat Tree Nursery, near Somerset West in South Africa have arrived in the UK.
24 Mar 2010
Following the announcement of the universal plant DNA barcode late in 2009, scientists at Kew are testing the barcode to see if it can be used to identify plants reliably. If successful, this DNA technology will have wide-ranging applications in discovering, identifying and conserving both plants and fungi.13 likes
23 Mar 2010
The ship carrying the plants for Kew's South Africa Landscape at the British Museum is getting closer to the UK. All hands are on deck in preparation for their safe arrival. But will the weather be kind?
19 Mar 2010
The Spring season has been brightened by another gloriously scented winter flowering shrub, Daphne bholua, which is still covered in flowers this week.43 likes
15 Mar 2010
Find out how Kew's archival collections are growing, what we do with the documents we receive each year and how you can get involved.
11 Mar 2010
After a long period in bud during the cold winter, clusters of highly fragrant flowers are beginning to open27 likes
11 Mar 2010
Perfect to train against a partly shaded wall, this beautiful plant is bursting into rich red flower.11 likes
05 Mar 2010
The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (APG) is an international group of botanists that aims to establish a common view on the classification of flowering plants, based mainly upon evidence gained from analyses of plant DNA sequences. The first APG classification was published in a ground-breaking paper in 1998. Since then the classification has been refined through two further updates.11 likes
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This new species of bromeliad, with comb-like leaves, was discovered during conservation-based fieldwork in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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