Gardenwise

Feb 2013, Vol. 40

Articles:

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

 

Articles:

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

Articles:

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

Jul 2011, Vol. 37

 

Articles:

The lady's slipper of Gunung Jerai

The National Orchid Garden

Gardens' hybrid of Dendrobium sutiknoi

Collaborative research on Myanmar's orchids

Unveiled by a storm: Bromheadia alticola

Applying Forensic Science to Botany

Hoya: the beauty of the rain forest in our gardens

By the flowing waters: Rheophytes, the fascinating plant life
adapted to the flood zones of swift-flowing streams

Re-discovery of a rare green gem: Planchonia grandis

Golden glories: the genus Merremia and allies in Southeast Asia

Regular Features:

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
Of art and friendship

New and Exciting
New media room
New in the library shop

Ginger and its Allies
Neither bird nor palm

From Education Outreach
Environmental education 2011 initiatives

Research Fellows
Botanical research fellows In the Gardens: 2010-2011

What's Blooming
Where butter grows on trees
Golden cascades of an old beauty

Key Visitors to the Gardens

From the Archives
A revised flora of Malaya: Volume I, Orchids

Jan 2011, Vol. 36

Articles:

Collecting & conserving Thai Convolvulaceae – part II

Elmer’s Trichosanthes

Botany: can we resolve the identity of Vanda Miss Joaqium’s mother?

Golden chicken, vegetable lamb: between fact and fancy

National Kandawgyi Gardens Myanmar’s botanical garden

Botanising in a peat swamp forest in East Kalimantan – Strange encounters of the leafy kind

Botanising in a peat swamp forest In East Kalimantan
– A botanist’s Journal

Regular Features:

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
The 8th International Flora Malesiana Symposium 2010
A curtain of roots
Volunteer outing to Pulau Ubin

Ginger and its Allies Lowiaceae: adorable stinkadores!

From the Economic Garden
Spiny confusion: The cultivated Pereskias

From Education Outreach
Urban biodiversity awareness through nature and environmental education at the Gardens

Orchid Species Collection
Rothschild’s slipper orchid

What’s Blooming
Sausages on a tree!
A titanic event: Amorphophallus titanium flowers at the Gardens

Staff Publications
Publications by Garden staff in 2010

Beyond the Gardens
2nd Symposium of the ‘Flora du Cambodge,
du Laos et du Vietnam’
The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation beyond 2010
workshop in Thailand

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July-December 2010

From the Archives
Report on the Caoutchouc of Commerce