In the prairies of Minnesota, Liatris aspera is almost a real-life phoenix
A new model can help botanic gardens discover where they should source endangered plants when they want to aid conservation efforts.
By timing their visits to twilight, just as nocturnal flowers are opening, some bees can grab most of Pseudobombax longiflorum‘s pollen.
Climate change is about more than simply warming, and these other effects should not be overlooked.
Botanists find it’s easier to find the gene to cope with a problem if you carry more copies of genes.
Un equipo de botánicos en Japón ha dado un vuelco a décadas de supuestos sobre cómo el estrés por frío causa esterilidad en el polen de arroz.
COVID 19 may have prevented people from attending conferences in person, but the virtual alternatives have opened attendance to many more people.
A rare plant found on Thailand’s highest mountain courts an unusual pollinator.
There’s more recognition that ecological restoration can be an essential tool in fighting climate change, and there are many projects aimed at restoring degraded forests to capture carbon. Still, the focus on forests ignores much of the land in the tropics that would not naturally be forested. A team of scientists is arguing that people need to become aware of other habitats and their value.
Some of the problems that limit the number of species in the Arctic might also contribute to creating new species.
Both Van Gogh and Nature like to use sulphur-derived pigments for flowers, but what happens when there’s not enough sulphur?
A team of botanists in Japan have overturned decades-old assumptions about how cold stress leads to pollen sterility in rice.
Banksia attenuata and Banksia sessilis are in the same genus, but their life strategies reflect how they react to poor nutrition.