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Canthium vanwykii in the wild

Plant story - Canthium vanwykii collected by the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership

01 Jan 2010

This species is endemic to small area of South Africa.


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Gordon Brown at Kew's Millennium Seed Bank

Plant story - Oxytenanthera abyssinica was the billionth seed collected by Kew's Millennium Seed Bank

01 Jan 2010

The billionth seed was presented to Gordon Brown, on 26 April 2007, when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer.


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Widdringtonia schwarzii

Plant story - conserving willowmore cedar

01 Jan 2010

Find out how the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership saved willowmore cedar (Widdringtonia schwarzii), an ancient giant plant which occurs in the Baviaanskloof and Kouga Mountains in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.


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msb mimetes hirtus bagging

Plant story - Mimetes hirtus, vulnerable species bagged by Kew's Millennium Seed Bank Partnership in South Africa

01 Jan 2010

Also known as the Marsh pagoda or Vleistompie, this species is difficult to collect.


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Yellow flower of Gladiolus aureus

Plant story - Gladiolus aureus is on the verge of extinction

01 Jan 2010

A once wide spread plant species, this geophyte, known only to be found in the Cape Peninsula of South Africa is on the verge of extinction in the wild.


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Euphrasia scabra

Plant story - safeguarding yellow eyebright, a highly threatened plant species

01 Jan 2010

Yellow Eyebright is a highly threatened annual herb from southern Australia. Find out how Kew's Millennium Seed Bank is helping to protect this plant for our future.


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Hoodia currorii in the wild

Plant story - saving Hoodia currorii, an important "slimming" plant

01 Jan 2010

Hoodia currorii contains compounds used in slimming pills and is now under threat due to over-collecting.


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Damasonium alisma planting

Plant story - the endangered starfruit is restored back to native habitat in the UK

01 Jan 2010

Wakehurst horticultural staff working with Plantlife, Natural England and local authorities have reintroduced starfruit (Damasonium alisma) to pond margins on Greenham Common.


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New species discoveries

A bumper year for Kew in new species discovery

22 Dec 2009

Canopy giants and miniature fungi are among over 250 new species discovered in Kew’s 250th anniversary year


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Coffee beans

Seven species of wild coffee amongst Kew's haul of new discoveries

22 Dec 2009

Newly discovered coffee species could help safeguard the long-term survival of this important industry


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