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Plant Science

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

History & People, Inside our Collections, Plant Science

NYBG’s Scientific Research in Puerto Rico: More Than a Century of Fruitful Collaboration

Posted in History & People, Inside our Collections, Plant Science

The New York Botanical Garden has a long and fruitful history of collaborative floristic research in Puerto Rico that dates back to the beginning of ... Read More

History & People, Plant Science

A Salute to Dennis Wm. Stevenson, Ph.D.

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

Dennis Wm. Stevenson has spent the vast majority of his long and very distinguished career at The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), joining the staff ... Read More

History & People, Plant Science

Discover the History of Herbaria with Barbara M. Thiers

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

This November, explore a heavily illustrated history of herbaria from one of the world's foremost experts. Read More

Plant Science

NYBG Virtual Expeditions Featured on Citizen Science Podcast

Posted in Plant Science

Anyone can contribute to the study and conservation of plants—from anywhere. That’s the message of a recent episode of the Citizen Science Podcast Read More

Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

Vanuatu Celebrates its 40th Year of Independence and Learns a Lot about Botany

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

Vanuatu, a South Pacific archipelago of about 85 islands, celebrated the 40th anniversary of its independence recently with a 10-day public holiday, including an Agriculture ... Read More

History & People, Plant Science

The Scientific Legacy of Scott Mori

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

The NYBG community is deeply saddened to announce the passing of our dear friend and treasured colleague, Scott A. Mori, Ph.D. Read More

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