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Royal Botanic Gardens - Kew

With over 8.5 million items, Kew houses the largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world.

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Kew's Syzygium Specimens: Malay Peninsula

Syzygium is a genus from the Myrtaceae (myrtle) family. There are about 1200-1800 species of Syzygium and its native range expands from Africa, throu…

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Kew's Oryza Specimens

Oryza is a genus from the Poaceae (the grass family) and it includes the major food crop rice. Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima are the most well-kn…

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Puccinia graminis – stem rust on cereals

Puccinia graminis is known as stem rust and has influenced cereal farming throughout history. In common with other rust fungi, it is an obligate para…

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Kew's Nigella Herbarium Specimens

Nigella is a genus of herbaceous annual plants from the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. It comprises 18 accepted species, of which, two are especial…

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Plant pathogenic fungi from Northern America

The Fungarium at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, houses an estimated 1.25 million dried fungal specimens. It is one of the oldest and largest fungari…

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