Gardenwise

Aug 2015, Vol. 45

Articles:

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

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

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

Feb 2014, Vol. 42

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

Articles:

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