Botanical Gardens

Buzzwords Botanical garden = garden dedicated to the collection, cultivation and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names. – Wikipedia Elsewhere on the Webbgci.org Twitterhttps://twitter.com/TexanInOzhttps://twitter.com/redbuttegardenhttps://twitter.com/KirstenboschNBGhttps://twitter.com/PretoriaGardenhttps://twitter.com/PublicGardens Photos Features Planeta.com

2020, International Year of Plant Health

Poster 2020 is the International Year of Plant Health.Hashtag: #IYPH2020 Key Linksippc.intiyph Questions How can those keen on plant health participate in International Year celebrations? Planeta.comPlaneta.com celebrates the International Year of Plant Health. We will be updating our resource pages focusing on plants, biodiversity, and efforts to protect plant health around the globe. Elsewhere on …

Wildlife

Graphic:  Wildlife Wildlife includes all non-domesticated plants and animals. Species Spotlighthttps://www.planeta.com/alligatorshttps://www.planeta.com/birdshttps://www.planeta.com/duckshttps://www.planeta.com/penguinshttps://www.planeta.com/elephantshttps://www.planeta.com/elkhttps://www.planeta.com/giraffeshttps://www.planeta.com/rhinoshttps://www.planeta.com/whales Planeta.comhttps://www.planeta.com/wildozhttps://www.planeta.com/wildnzhttps://www.planeta.com/wild-usahttps://www.planeta.com/wild-oceanhttps://www.planeta.com/biodiversityhttps://www.planeta.com/naturehttps://www.planeta.com/wildlife-tourismhttps://www.planeta.com/wildlife-friendlier-fences

Plant-Based

Photo Plant-based = foods derived from plants, including vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and fruits, and with few or no animal products Also see: plant-based meat / burgers / patties HeadlinesVegan seafood: The next plant-based meat trend?Oscar Menu to Be Almost All Plant-BasedImpossible Burgers Aren’t Healthy, and That’s the Whole Point KFC first fast-food restaurant …

Plants Links

Photo Links related to plants presented in somewhat random fashion: Also see: gardens, agriculture, international year of plant health 2020, International Year of Plant Health Headlines ‘Not just weeds’: how rebel botanists are using graffiti to name forgotten flora – Guardian Studies Floral reorientation: the restoration of pollination accuracy after accidents Apps plantnet.org Amaryllis Wikipedia …

Plants

Buzzwords Plant = a living organism of the kind exemplified by trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses, ferns, and mosses, typically growing in a permanent site, absorbing water and inorganic substances through its roots, and synthesizing nutrients in its leaves by photosynthesis using the green pigment chlorophyll Translating: Plants Spanish: Plantas 2020 2020, International Year of Plant …

Creosote

Photo: Hadley Paul Garland Creosote = a shrub native to arid parts of Mexico and the western USA. When steeped in boiling water, the leaves yield an antiseptic lotion. Joshua Tree National Park: Perhaps no other desert plant is more conspicuous than the creosote (Larrea tridentata) which grows in the Chihuahuan, Sonoran, and Mojave deserts …

Superbloom

Buzzwords Superbloom = Rare desert wildflower show Headlines As Rains Ease in the West, Cactuses Shine Brighter Than Ever – NYT 2017: Anza Borrego http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=638 https://www.theguardian.com/travel/picture/2017/mar/16/travel-photo-of-the-week-rare-desert-super-bloom-in-california – https://twitter.com/blmnational/status/842081961464213505 http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/environment/sd-me-wildflowers-guide-20170308-story.html http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-california-anza-borrego-wildflowers-20170208-story.html http://www.desertsun.com/story/travel/advice/kathy-strong/2017/02/26/kathy-strong-going-way-super-bloom/98441746 http://www.kpbs.org/news/2017/mar/02/super-bloom-wildflowers-days-away-anza-borrego-des http://www.abdnha.org – http://www.abdnha.org/pages/03flora/reports/current.htm http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-anza-borrego-wildflowers-20170310-story.html The park is located on the eastern side of San Diego County, with portions extending east into Imperial County …

Kogelberg, South Africa

Photo: Delyth Angharad, Kogelberg Kogelberg Nature Reserve is a nature reserve of 3,000 ha comprising the Kogelberg Mountain Range, to the east of Cape Town, South Africa. With about 1,600 plant species, it contains a floral diversity per unit area that is greater than anywhere else in the world. The 100,000 hectare UNESCO designated Kogelberg …