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Plant Science

Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Cosmic Views of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt

Posted in Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Humboldt’s ideas were based on the view of the harmonic order of the Universe, a concept called cosmos, borrowed from ancient Greek philosophy. Read More

Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Frasera caroliniensis: The Anticipation of an Impending Bloom

Posted in Inside our Collections, Plant Science

It was a rare plant alert, the absolute best category of communication. Read More

Plant Science

Daniel Atha Takes Top Spot in City Nature Challenge

Posted in Plant Science

With this year’s City Nature Challenge now behind us, we’re proud to announce that our very own Daniel Atha, Director of Conservation Outreach, took first ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

Now Available: NYBG Scientist’s Updated Book on Biocultural Conservation

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

Paul Alan Cox, Executive Director of the Brain Chemistry Labs in Jackson, Wyoming, and Michael Balick recently published Plants, People and Culture: The Science of ... Read More

Plant Science

What Is a Seed?

Posted in Plant Science

Fruits enclose and protect seeds. So what is a seed? Read More

Plant Science, Videos

In the Lab with Tynisha Smalls

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

From studying the genomes of plants in the lab to learning how plants can support us medicinally and nutritionally, NYBG's experts have taken many paths ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

Now Available: Two Volumes on the Plants, People, and Culture of Palau in Micronesia

Posted in Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

The just-released Ethnobotany of Palau: Plants, People and Island Culture is a two-volume series published by The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) Read More

Inside our Collections, Plant Science

A Botanical Puzzle of the 20th Century

Posted in Inside our Collections, Plant Science

In Japan in 1941, paleobotanist Shigeru Miki (1901–74) discovered a conifer genus preserved in fossils that had been collected across the Northern Hemisphere. Read More

Inside our Collections, Plant Science

A Dinosaur Blooms in the Conservatory

Posted in Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Not only had this tall tropical tree never before flowered in Marc’s 20-year tenure at NYBG, but it had not had a recorded bloom since ... Read More

Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Telling the Story of the Quest to Preserve and Classify the World’s Plants

Posted in Inside our Collections, Plant Science

With Herbarium: The Quest to Classify and Preserve the World's Plants now available, and our January 8 online discussion with the author taking registrations, we ... Read More

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