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Makira reserve, Madagascar

Twenty new Madagascar palm species discovered by Kew botanists

22 Dec 2009

Kew's work in new species discovery is helping to safeguard the future of some of the country's most endangered plant life.


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Eucalyptus sweedmaniana

Knee-high eucalyptus discovered in SW Australia

22 Dec 2009

Kew's Director has recently described two new species in his native Australia


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Plant hunting on the Amazon

New species discovered in Mato Grosso, Brazil.

22 Dec 2009

A beautiful passionflower is amongst the species found in some of the country's most threatened habitats.


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Isoglossa variegata type specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Discovered in a glasshouse

22 Dec 2009

Fifty years on, a species found growing here at Kew finally gets a name!


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Miniature discoveries

Minute fungi and tiny flowering plants join the list of species newly discovered by Kew

22 Dec 2009

Some of the smaller - but no less important - new species include tiny fungi and flowering plants less than 10 cm tall.


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Korup National Park, Cameroon

Canopy giants from Cameroon

22 Dec 2009

Massive rainforest trees are amongst the list of recent discoveries by Kew and its partners across the world.


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Dioscorea stryodomania

Unique yam under threat

22 Dec 2009

Only two populations of this South African species are known in the wild.


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Dr Rhian Smith collecting speciments of Isoetes eludens in South Africa

Ancient aquatic plant on the rocks

22 Dec 2009

The tiny Isoetes eludens, which lives in temporary rock pools, may be at risk from climate change


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Dendrobium serena-alexianum

Mountains of orchids...

22 Dec 2009

New species of orchids discovered on Borneo's highest mountain


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Season's Greetings from the Library, Art and Archives Team

by: David Iggulden, Library, Art and Archives blog
22 Dec 2009

Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2010!

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Canarina canariensis

Canarina canariensis
Canary bell-flower

Canary bell-flower is a winter-flowering scrambler from the Canary Islands, with bright orange bells and copious watery nectar.

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