Feb 2014, Vol. 42

Date Published01 February 2014
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Articles

Marsdenia maingayi (Apocynaceae) - lost and found in Singapore

A royal visit to the Gardens in 1871

The Malayan tembusu: An old name returns

How old are the Singapore Botanic Gardens' great tembusus?

The $5 dollar tembusu tree - finally we know how old you are!

Native Hoya flower for the first time at SBG

SBG during the First World War 

 

Regular Features

Message from the Director 

Around the Gardens
Two more reasons to visit Singapore Botanic Gardens
Being neighbourly - SBG assists in capacity buildiing

New and Exciting
New in the Library Shop

Ginger and its Allies
Marantochloa: Shrubby but not shabby

What's Blooming
The potent petai - a little stinky but great in benefits!

From Education Outreach
Learning across borders: Heritage tour of the Singaproe Botanic Gardens
Conceptualising the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle model in our younger learners through a close-up experience with nature and storytelling

Staff Publications
Publications by Gardens staff in 2013

Book Reviews
Five new books by Natural History Publications (Borneo)

Beyond the Gardens
9th International Flora Malesiana Symposium
Asian Regional Botanical Gardens Training Course, Auckland Botanic Gardens, New Zealand, 16-20 October 2013
5th Global Botanic Gardens Congress, Dunedin, New Zealand,
20-25 October 2013: An exceptional Botanic Gardens Congress!

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July - December 2013

From the Archives
A zoo in the Gardens

Aug 2013, Vol. 41

Date Published01 August 2013
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What do we know about Lawrence Niven, the man who first developed SBG?

Artist Waiwai Hove shares more of her botanical paintings

An aromatic 'little pod' and vine of our forests

SBG staff collect a specimen of Vanilla griffithii

Tiger orchids planted along Singapore's roadsides flower for the first time

Hoya wallichii: confused, extinct and rediscovered!

Brunei's endemic flowering plants: a conservation focus begins

Documenting Brunei's biodiversity

A tribute to two long-serving Herbarium staff members- Mohd Noor bin Jumaat and Rohana binte Mohammed Shari 

Regular Features

Message from the Director 

Around the Gardens
Arrows of defiance

New and Exciting
New in the Library Shop
Living in a Garden: The greening of Singapore

Ginger and its Allies
Costus lucanusianus: Invasion!

From Taxonomy Corner 
A prince of a plant

Research Fellows
Botanical research fellows in the Gardens 2012-2013

What's Blooming
Tempting but inedible - Aphanamixis polystachya
A flaming beauty - Bauhinia strychnifolia

From Education Outreach
The green ambassadors of Jacob Ballas Children's Garden
Learning about dragonflies

Key Visitors to the Gardens
January - June 2013

From the Archives
The colony artist, Mrs Jean Kinloch Smith

Feb 2013, Vol. 40

Date Published01 February 2013
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Haji Samsuri bin Ahmad retires

The passing of Harry Luther

Plant life on Mount Kinabalu-Borneo’s Great Natural Monument

(Re) Discovering Decalobanthus

Waiwai Hove combines a love of art and plants to create beautiful botanical paintings

The Dell, a historic feature of the Gardens

Improvised efficiencies for a plant sharing programme

Regular Features

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
The Global Plants Initiative & the Singapore Herbarium

New and Exciting
New in the Library Shop

Ginger and its Allies
Thaumatococcus: Nature’s sweetest secret

What’s Blooming
Going out with a Bang! - Corypha umbraculifera

From Education Outreach
Cultivating Interest in Nature through the Lens

Staff Publications
Publications by Gardens Staff in 2012

Book Reviews
The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu
Etlingera of Sulawesi

Beyond the Gardens
6th International Symposium on the family Zingiberaceae
BGCI’s 8th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July - December 2012

From the Archives
1867 Plan of Burkill Hall

Jul 2012, Vol.39

Date Published01 July 2012
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The passing of Lady Yuen-Peng McNeice

Haji Sidek bin Kiah

Uncovering the history of the Bandstand

Paths Less Travelled – Surprising Finds in the Cameron Highlands

Plant (and animal) hunting at a watershed area in East Kalimantan

The Limestone flora of Sumatra

Regular Features

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens

A Bloom for the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Elephant Parade
Singapore Botanic Gardens Volunteers Appreciation Tea 2012
Ancient Giant falls at SBG

New and Exciting
New in the Library Shop

Ginger and its Allies
New? New! Newmania... the ginger surprise from Vietnam

Research Fellows
Botanical research fellows in the Gardens: 2011-2012

What’s Blooming
Nonis, Forbidden Fruits and Fish-Killers...

From Education Outreach
Storytime in the Gardens – Outreach to our Young Visitors

Beyond the Gardens
Southeast Asia Botanic Gardens (SEABG) Network Staff Exchange Programme

Key Visitors to the Gardens
January - June 2012

From the Archives
Illustrations of Australian Plants

Jan 2012, Vol. 38

Date Published01 January 2012
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20th World Orchid Conference in Singapore

The precocious flowering of Arundina ‘Singapore Botanic Gardens’, the world’s only Arundina hybrid

Resolving a century-old mystery: the parentage of Vanda Miss Joaquim, Singapore’s national flower

Corybas orchids, elusive and enigmatic botanical gems

Joe Arditti’s collection of orchid literature comes to Singapore; A renowned orchidologist’s research collection of papers is now with the Singapore Botanic Gardens

Night encounters with bioluminescent mushrooms

Heritage of Tan Phu forest

Rudraksha: the bead tree of India and related species

Regular Features

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
Launch of the Healing Garden
Rare books exhibition by the Makino Botanical Garden
Trees of the World
Forests, People, Environment Exhibition
Once upon a lunch... land planarians
Matchmaking palms—double coconuts find love across the seas

New and Exciting
New in the Library Shop

Ginger and its Allies
Kaempferia candida: Curcuma in brilliant disguise

Taxonomy Corner
Typical

What’s Blooming
Healing floras that enhance beauty and health

Staff Publications
Publications by garden staff in 2011

From Education Outreach
Outreach to educators

Beyond the Gardens
15th Flora of Thailand Meeting
2nd Red Listing Workshop on Threatened Plants from Indochina

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July-December 2011

From the Archives
Reichenbachia: orchids illustrated and described

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