Science services

Our specialists in commercial phytochemistry, regulation of international trade in plants and medicinal plant names can provide expertise to companies, professionals or researchers.

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Commercial Phytochemistry Unit

Providing unique expertise for the authentication of botanical and fungal extracts used in industry.

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White snowdrops - Galanthus nivalis

CITES Scientific Authority for Flora

We provide impartial, scientific advice on The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). 

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Bags of Chinese herbs

Medicinal Plant Names Services

Enabling effective communication for global health, regulation and research.

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UK Native Seed Hub

Supporting conservation and habitat restoration in the UK by providing high quality plant material, training, research and advice.

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