Photo of Clavariadelphus truncatus

Extinct fungus mystery solved

Kew mycologists discover that a fungus once thought to have become extinct in Britain and then thought to have been rediscovered has actually never been recorded in Britain.

Palm leaf

A plant family named for Kew

A new genus and plant family from southern Africa and Saint Helena is named for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Palm leaf

Cameroon Red Data

Eighty seven Red List assessments of threatened plants from Cameroon completed in one week.

Palm leaf

Three new palm genera

Three recently discovered palm species from eastern Malesia have been assigned to three new genera. All are threatened.

Photo of a forested hillside in New Caledonia

New Caledonian radiations

Recent phylogenetic studies help to understand the origins and evolution of the distinctive flora of New Caledonia.