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It's blooming time again It's blooming time again
  After a short winter, another round of blossoming is on again in Xishuangbanna, southwest China's Yunnan Province. Here is a collection of some blooming plants at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden.   Saraca asoca. Mo Haibo/ Contributed   Mayodendron igneum. Mo Haibo/ Contributed   Thunbergia mysorensis. Mo ...
Newly discovered begonia in need of urgent protection Newly discovered begonia in need of urgent protection
  Chinese scientists have discovered a new begonia species in Yunnan Province in southwest China, removing another one from the list of many tuberous species estimated yet to be discovered or described in the country.   Begonia puerensis. /Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden   Begonia puerensis. /Xishuangbanna Tropic...
A new species of Apocynaceae found in Xishuangbanna A new species of Apocynaceae found in Xishuangbanna
  Apocynaceae subfamily Asclepiadoideae is one of the most derived plant groups, comprising about 164 genera with around 3000 species. Cynanchum was placed in subtribe Cynanchinae of tribe Asclepiadeae.   Researchers from Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) collected an unknown species of Cynanchum in Menghai ...
A new species of orchid found in Tibet A new species of orchid found in Tibet
  Bulbophyllum is among the largest genera in the orchid family, consisting of 2200 species in the world.   During a botanical survey to Bomi County, Tibet, China in November 2017, some plants of Bulbophyllum with young inflorescence were transferred to Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), and flowered on Dece...
Vine Garden Vine Garden
Climbing plants - vines - are one of the most interesting, but also a very neglected group of plants. In spite of their varied interest and importance to man, vines have attracted relatively little scientific attention.   The Vine Garden was built with the aims to 1)collect and conserve tropical climbing plant resources, 2)...
Fruit Garden Fruit Garden
The Fruit Garden occupies an area of 6 ha. It is home to about 500 species and varieties of fruits from tropical and subtropical regions of the world. After over 50 years of development, it has become a popular science garden integrating the preservation of fruit varieties, research on horticulture of orchards and horticultur...
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