Rhododendron wilhelminae conservation action
Bogor Botanic Garden are about to begin targeted survey work searching for Rhododendron wilhelminae, a critically endangered species endemic to Mt. Salak in West Java, Indonesia. The species is not present in any ex situ collections and is possibly extinct species as the last survey in 2018 failed to find any plants. The current project […]
Rhododendron survey on the Cycloops Mountains.
The Cycloops Mountains are an isolated mountain range on the northern side of the biodiversity-rich island of New Guinea. The Rhododendron flora of the mountains has been studied since the 19thC, but was not intensively surveyed until the 1960s. Currently there are 7 known species of Rhododendron in the range, including the charismatic Rhododendron leucogigas. The […]