Feb 2021, Vol. 56

Date Published 26 February 2021
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Message from the Director
By Tan Puay Yok
Articles
In Memorium: Christina Soh Jeng Har (1955-2020)
 
Return of a giant reed - the Phragmites karka story

Arundina graminifolia and Spathoglottis plicata, two common orchids in Tengah

A celebration of orchids at the Heritage Festival

Successful translocation of the Cinnamon Bush Frog into the Rain Forest

Connecting plants and people, an exhibition

Plants that Heal, an exhibition on medicinal plants

Regular Features
From the Taxonomy Corner
The International Plant Names (PINI)
 
Staff Publications
Publications by Gardens’ staff in 2020

From the Earth
Rediscovery of the Sculptured Amanita - Amanita sculpta

Ginger and Its Allies
Esther's Heliconia, a rare Colombian beauty
Edibles
Feasting on Ferns

From Education Outreach
Educational programmes for schools in the 'new normal'

What's Blooming
The Cat's Claw

From the Archives
Back Cover Ridley the artist


Aug 2020, Vol. 55

Date Published 24 August 2020
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Message from the Director
By Tan Puay Yok
Articles
The first recorded flowering of heritage Shorea gratissima in the Gardens' Rain Forest

Gongronema wallichii rediscovered after 198 years

Recognition of the Gardens' award-winning orchids

Filed work in the Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park of Vietnam

Native Dracaena in Singapore - part 3, the Short-flowered Dracaena

Orchid collections along the Lowland Habitat Trail of National Orchid Garden

Reintroduction of native orchids at Alexandra Canal Linear Park

Regular Features
From the Taxonomy Corner
The Southeast Asian Floras
 
Collaborators in Research
International researchers working on the Flora of Singapore and Southeast Asian plant diversity

From the Earth
Jelly fungus - doesn't matter if you're black or white!

Edibles
Colour your vegetable garden with ornamental underground edibles

From Education Outreach
Measuring the positive impacts of the Gardens' educational programmes for schools

What's Blooming
Miniature durians - not!

Around the Gardens
The Art of Birding - an exhibition on bird appreciation through art
Revisiting Singapore - the Asia Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network

Key Visitors to the Gardens
January - June 2020

From the Archives
Back Cover Drawings of vegetables during the Second World War


Feb 2020, Vol. 54

Date Published 17 February 2020
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Message from the Director
By Tan Puay Yok
Articles
The Mingxin Foundation Rambler’s Ridge and OCBC Arboretum at the Gallop Extension
 
Publication of the Flora of Singapore

Conserving an enigmatic aroid for Singapore

The characteristic ‘faces’ of Canarium

The Seed Dispersal Garden

Living versus herbarium collections for research
Regular Features
From the Taxonomy Corner
Herbarium collections – part 2
 
Staff Publications
Publications by Gardens’ staff in 2019

From the Earth
Cups-o-Fungi

From Education Outreach
Fascinating Creatures of the Singapore Botanic Gardens for preschoolers

What’s Blooming
A burst of fragrances under the sun

Around the Gardens
An exhibition on the ethnobotany of the Jackfruit tree family

Beyond the Gardens
The 7th Southeast Asia Botanic Gardens Network Conference
Talking plant conservation in the city of the Giant Pandas
Getting to know gingers: Zingiberales Workshop at the Dr Cecilia Koo Botanic Conservation Center

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July–December 2019

From the Archives
Back Cover The old Bonsai House


Aug 2019, Vol. 53

Date Published 01 August 2019
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Group Direction
By Nigel P. Taylor
Articles

The life and legacy of David Lim Hock Lye, venerated orchid breeder and polymath

Refurbishment of the Potting Yard for horticulture and botanical research

Native Dracaena in Singapore - Part 2, Maingay's Dracaena

Toxic 'peas' - the dark side of the legumes

New to cultivation in Singapore

A meeting of two giants of botany - Beccari and Ridley

Conservation of a Critically Endangered native orchid, Callostylis pulchella

Regular Features

From the Taxonomy Corner
Herbarium collections

Collaborators in Research
International researchers on the Flora of Singapore project

From the Earth
Fungus-termite partnerships

Edibles

Appreciating the colours of the Butterfly Pea's flowers

From Education Outreach
Sharing with the community

What's Blooming
Heat wave and flowers...

Book Review
Pictorial Guide to the Flora of Tasik Chini

Key Visitors to the Gardens
January-June 2019

From the Archives
Back Cover From Third Lake to Eco-Lake

Feb 2019, Vol. 52

Date Published 19 February 2019
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Group Direction
By Nigel P. Taylor
Articles

Lim Hock Lye, 'Uncle David'

Native Dracaena in Singapore - Part 1, Cantley's Dracaena

DNA barcoding of the identification of a Pterocarpus

The 8th International Zingiberales Symposium - continuing a legacy of ginger research in the Gardens

Historic specimens in the Singapore Botanic Gardens

Cordyceps - the 'real deal'?

Ridley's encounters with bees

Regular Features

From the Taxonomy Corner
Peer review

Staff Publications
Publications by Gardens' staff in 2018

From the Earth
Sponge Bob's cousin found in Singapore

Edibles

Edible weeds in Singapore

From Education Outreach
A day out at the library

Beyond the Gardens
Bringing the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation Targets beyond 2020
The 7th International Legume Conference in Sendai, Japan


What's Blooming

A tropical African plant in Singapore

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July - December 2018

From the Archives
Back Cover The Pará Rubber centenary monument

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