Jan 2009, Vol. 32

Date Published01 January 2009
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Articles

Ginger hunting in Vietnam

Liparis ferruginea: A terrestnal orchid pioneer

Garden icons: the Bandstand & Swan Lake Gazebo

Award-winning orchids at the Singapore Garden Festival
Orchid 2008

Morning glories in Japan

Trees from another era

Waging war on Dioscorea

Butterflies of the Gardens

Regular Features

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
Chopin sculpture unveiled
Volunteer tea reception
Carnival fun at Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
A benefit for plant conservation

Notes from the Economic Garden
Introducing an international superstar...

What’s Blooming
An amazingly long bloom – Metroxylon salomonense
The flaming reds....
Kopsia singaporensis – Always blooming!

Ginger and its Allies The genus Gagnepainia – orchids or gingers?

From Education Outreach
Stage programmes & the Clarins Learning Garden at the Singapore Garden Festival 2008

From Taxonomy Corner
Name calling...

From the Orchid Species Collection
Tropical American orchids in the Gardens

Book Review
FRUIT – Edible, credible

Beyond the Gardens
Monocot meeting in Denmark
Singapore Garden Festival goes to Ellerslie International Flower Show
The American Aquatic Gardeners Association Convention 2008

Staff Publications
Publications 2008

Botanical Research Fellows in the Gardens
Botanical Research Fellows in 2008

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July – December 2008

From the Archives
1889 Guide to the Gardens

Jul 2008, Vol. 31

Date Published01 July 2008
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Meandering through pandan peat swamp forest

Iridescence in the Gardens

The Rain Forest Boardwalk – towards conserving a living legacy

New records of Sphagnum moss in the lowland tropics

Exploring plant biodiversity on the Philippine island of Camiguin

Deception and seduction: the secret life of orchids

Regular Features

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
Screening of ’An Inconvenient Truth’
A dance musical
First Asian Bryophyte Red List meeting held at SBG
A new volunteer tour
Volunteer tea reception
Spices galore!

New and Exciting
Stinking Beauty: Amorphophallus paeonifolius

Ginger and its Allies Scaphochlamys kunstleri – colours in the shade

From Education Outreach
Earth Day Special Programmes – a first time collaboration with the Green Volunteer Network
What is JBCG? Come and explore...

From Taxonomy Corner
A specimen from Singapore returns (just for a visit)

From the Orchid Species Collection
Flickingeria fimbriata

Book Review
Lycaste, Ida and Anguloa –The Essential Guide

Beyond the Gardens
Sealing new collaborations

Key Visitors to the Gardens
January – June 2008

From the Archives
Spices and medicines

Jan 2008, Vol. 30

Date Published01 January 2008
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A Very Happy Place Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

Curious about Convolvulaceae?

From Poison to Food

Begonias of Sumatra

Birds of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

Botanical Research Fellows in the Gardens

Regular Features

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
Events
Celebration of the 300th Birth Anniversary of Carl Linnaeus
”Stars” of Singapore Garden Festival 2008 Unveiled

Notes from the Economic Garden
The Grand Old Rubber Tree and a Sketch to Stretch Ridley’s Imagination

New and Exciting
Duabanga grandiflora Beremban Bukit, Lampati

What’s Blooming
A Sight to Behold...

From Education Outreach
Enticing Children to the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
Mandarin Tour for Primary Schools – A First for the Gardens’ Education

From the Taxonomy Corner
Linnaeus’ Sexual System

Ginger and its Allies
The Genus Plagiostachys

Book Review
The Genus Roscoea by Jill Cowley

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July – December 2007

From the Archives
Species and Genera Plantarum

Jul 2007, Vol. 29

Date Published01 July 2007
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Articles

The Giant Silk-Cotton

Edible Orchids

Galeola nudifolia – An Extinct Orchid Re-discovered

Flora of Thailand Project

Flora of Peninsular Malaysia Project

Schismatoglottis – Terrestrial Forest Aroids in Sarawak

Regular Features

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
SEABG Meeting
United Nations ESCAP Ecotourism Meeting & Seminar & Seminar
International Tourist Guide Day 2007
Launch of 2007 Coin Set – Heritage Orcliids of Singapore

Beyond the Gardens
A Meeting on Biodiversity Conservation

What’s Blooming
Floral Fireworks
Unusual Heliconia from Tropical America
Sweet Snow, White Butterflies

From the Orchid Species Collection
Pteroceras pallidum – an Endangered Orchid in Singapore

Ginger and its Allies
Cornukaempferia aurantiflora

From Education Outreach
A Holiday Programme for Children

Book Review
Order Out of Chaos
Robert Wight and the Botanical Drawings of Rungiah and Govindoo

New and Exciting
Calycophyllum spruceanum – the Naked Tree

Key Visitors to the Gardens
January – June 2007

From the Archives
Systema Naturae

Jan 2007, Vol. 28

Date Published01 January 2007
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Articles

The 4th International Ginger Symposium – A Gathering of Ginger Enthusiasts

Ginger Research in the Gardens

Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778) - Father of Systematic Biology

Victoria ‘Adventure’ – The Final Chapter

The Herbarium Moves...Yet Again

Library of Botany and Horticulture - A New Beginning

The Singapore Garden Festival 2006

Stage Programmes at the Singapore Garden Festival

Paphiopedilums at the Singapore Orchid Show

The Singapore Orchid Show

Our Award Winning Orchid

Regular Features

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
National Day Observance Ceremony in the Gardens
Official Opening of Tanglin Core and Launch of ‘Gardens by the Bay’ Masterplan Exhibition
Calendar Launch 2007 – A Celebration of Gingers


Beyond the Gardens
Education in Botanic Gardens in the United Kingdom

What’s Blooming
A Canvas of Colours after the Rains...

New and Exciting
Ivory Trumpet – Rothmannia longiflora (Family Rubiaceae)

From Education Outreach
Art in Nature: New Workshops for Children

Taxonomy Corner
Taxonomic Research on the Orchid Genus Calanthe

Book Review
The Boom of Ginger Books!

Notes from the Economic Gardens
Plants for your Hair – Henna and co.

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July – December 2006

From the Archives
Pictures of a Thousand Words

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