Tropical Plant Conservation News

« Back to front

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Montgomery Botanical Center Team Perform Plant Collection in Oahu (The Hawaiian Islands)

Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 03:00:29 PM

Between May 28th and June 6th, a team of botanists and horticulturists from Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Montgomery Botanical Center travelled to Oahu to collect plants from cultivation. Over 200 accession of seeds and cuttings were collected at the following gardens: Honolulu Botanical Gardens (from Foster Botanical Garden, Ho`omaluhia Botanical Garden, and Koko Crater Botanical Garden), University of Hawaii (from the Manoa Campus and Lyon Arboretum), and Waimea Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Images below: Top row, left: Hibiscus waimeae (Malvaceae) from Foster Botanic Garden, right: Syzygium malaccense (Myrtaceae) from Ho`omaluhia Botanical Garden. Bottom row: from left to right: Mashuri Waite (Director of Horticulture and Grounds, the Lyon Arboretum), Chad Husby (Living Collection Manager and Botanist, Montgomery Botanical Center), Brett Jestrow (Herbarium Curator, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden), and Jason López (Living Collection Manager, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden).


blog comments powered by Disqus