Aug 2016, Vol. 47

Date Published01 August 2016
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Articles

Mysterious identity of a more than 90-year-old Silk Tree illuminated

The Double Coconut: Threatened wonder of the botanical world 

A rare nutmeg finally reveals itself in the Gardens’ Rain Forest

An early photograph of the Gardens

Orchids galore flowering in the National Orchid Garden’s Cool House

Celebrating Singapore's horticultural heritage

Regular Features

From the Taxonomy Corner
Changing ideas of plant families

Research Fellows
Botanical Research Fellows in the Gardens 2015–2016

From Education Outreach
‘Singapore Botanic Gardens — Our Heritage’: Roadshow and assembly talks for primary and secondary schools
On-the-Spot Poetry and Photography Competition for primary school children

Beyond the Gardens
The Asia Pacific Orchid Conference 2016
A small piece of Singapore in Miyazaki Prefecture…

Around the Gardens
Partnering Methodist Girls’ School in the conservation of native plants
Learning and sharing…

What's Blooming
Not the usual Dendrobiums…

Book Review
A Guide to Hoyas of Borneo

VIPs in the Gardens
January–June 2016

From the Archives
Back Cover Topiary of the Gardens

 

Feb 2016, Vol. 46

Date Published01 February 2016
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Mohammed Noor Bin Jumaat (1940-2015)

Keith Hillier (1929-2015)

Descendants of Lawrence Niven, the Gardens' first manager

Frank Kingdon-Ward: 'The last of the great plant hunters'

A botanical expedition to Laos

Saving native gingers in the tissue culture lab

The Holttum orchids, and the need for conservation of heritage plants

Rediscovery and reintroduction of Robiquetia spathulata in Singapore

Regular Features

From the Taxonomy Corner
Celebrating Singapore in Plant Names

Staff Publications
Publications by Gardens' staff in 2015

From Education Outreach
'Herbarium on Stage' - a collaboration between the Singapore Botanic Gardens, French Embassy of Singapore and Klorane Institute

Beyond the Gardens
A three-part programme on tropical bryophytes and pteridophytes of Southeast Asia

Around the Gardens
NParks signs a Memorandum-of-Understanding with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Renewal of ties between sister gardens

What's Blooming
Mythical Medusa in the form of an orchid

Book Review
A Garden of Medicinal Plants: Book 2

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July - December 2015

From the Archives
Back Cover Vegetable plots in the Gardens during the Japanese Occupation

 

Aug 2015, Vol. 45

Date Published01 August 2015
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The UNESCO journey

The Singapore Botanic Gardens celebrates
Singapore’s Golden Jubilee

An old tiger caged

Early photographic views of the Gardens and its surroundings

Tropical Splendour – Singapore’s first international exhibition of botanical art

Hanguana in Singapore demystified!

 

Regular Features

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
Strengthening ties with Vietnam

Wild Plants of Malesia
Elusive mycoheterotrophic angiosperms from the rainforests of Brunei

From the Taxonomy Corner
Current taxonomic publications

Research Fellows
Botanical Research Fellows in the Gardens 2014–2015

What’s Blooming
Dracula orchids, vampires without a bite…

From Education Outreach
Writer-in-the-Gardens Residency Programme

Key Visitors to the Gardens
January–June 2015

From the Archives
Back Cover Through a glass negative

 

Feb 2015, Vol. 44

Date Published01 February 2015
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Articles

Garden festivals and the heritage of the Gardens

Which kind of building is Burkill Hall?

The enigmatic Cantley’s Memecylon

Margaritaria indica – a rare tree newly recorded for Singapore

A ginger for Singapore

Crakes of the night: An introduction to the red-legged crake

A spotlight on Coelogyne rochussenii, a recently rediscovered Singapore native

 

Regular Features

Message from the Director 

Around the Gardens
The sharing of knowledge....
SBG welcomes palm and bamboo experts

From Taxonomy Corner
‘Pre-Linnaean’ literature – really old books don’t matter do they?

Staff Publications
Publications by Gardens staff in 2014

What's Blooming
Hot pink bells – Tecomanthe dendrophila
Alluring but foul – Bulbophyllum graveolens

From Education Outreach
Continued effort in knowledge sharing

Beyond the Gardens
The 7th Annual Global Plants meeting in Panamá
The 16th Flora of Thailand conference at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, September 2014

Book Reviews 
Two new books on the plants of Hong Kong

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July–December 2014

From the Archives
The iconic Bandstand

Aug 2014, Vol. 43

Date Published01 August 2014
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Articles

The challenges of working for the Botanic Gardens

The Gesneriaceae of Southeast Asia

The rediscovery of a Presumed Nationally Extinct Aeschynanthus

Bats in the Bamboo

Iconic trees and climbers of years gone by

Staff from NParks team up to obtain an 'overlooked' Bulbophyllum orchid

 

Regular Features

Message from the Director 

Around the Gardens
Reaching out to Sri Lanka
Seeds of peace

Ginger and its Allies
Alpinia oxymitra verus Alpinia oxyphylla: Which is which?

Wild Plants of Malesia
Rare and endemic plants of the Malay Peninsula

From Taxonomy Corner
Publication of new plant names

Research Fellows
Botanical Research Fellows in the Gardens 2013-2014

What's Blooming
Blooms and fragrance galore...

From Education Outreach
Commemorating 50 Years of Greening Singapore

Beyond the Gardens
The Flora of Myanmar Institutional Consortium
The 5th International Orchid Conservation Congress (IOCC) in Réunion Island and post-conference tour to Madagascar

Key Visitors to the Gardens
January - June 2014

From the Archives
Juraima Bin Samsuri, the Gardens' former resident artist

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