Science and conservation
What's in a name? New version of The Plant List released
Millennium Seed Bank Partnership Safeguarding 25% of the world's wild plant species by 2020
Legumes of the World Online Research one of the most economically important plant families online with Kew's LOWO database
Kew is a global resource for plant knowledge. Our scientific expertise is focused on plant and fungi identification and naming, comparative plant and fungal biology, plant and fungi conservation and health, plus determination of ecosystem services provided by plants and fungi.
All our work contributes essential knowledge addressing the global challenges of biodiversity loss, food security, poverty, disease and the changing climate.
Beyond The Gardens - The Forgotten Home of Coffee
Coffee could become extinct before the end of the century. Find out how Kew is helping to conserve this well-loved crop.
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