Botanic gardens and plant conservation

The BBC reports that the world’s botanical gardens currently are helping to protect 40% of the world’s plant diversity. This report comes from research published in the journal Nature Plants, alas hidden behind a paywall but you can at least see the abstract.

This highlights the importance of the work being done by the botanical garden members of the SCPCA in safeguarding species such as Schwalbea americana and Oxypolis canbyii.

 

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