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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Index Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (brand name Kew) is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. [1]

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Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) are located in Canberra and are administered by the Australian Government's Department of the Environment and Heritage.

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Barclays

Barclays plc is a British multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in London.

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Bedgebury National Pinetum

Bedgebury National Pinetum at Bedgebury, Kent, in the United Kingdom, is a recreational and conservational arboretum and, with the National Arboretum at Westonbirt, comprises the UK National Arboreta.

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Board of directors

A board of directors is a recognized group of people who jointly oversee the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.

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Botanical nomenclature

Botanical nomenclature is the formal, scientific naming of plants.

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Botany

Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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Curtis's Botanical Magazine

The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed, is an illustrated publication which began in 1787.

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Daily Mail

The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.

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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Directors of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

This is a list of Directors of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Ex situ conservation

Ex situ conservation literally means, "off-site conservation".

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Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission is a non-ministerial government department responsible for forestry in England and Scotland (on 1 April 2013 Forestry Commission Wales merged with other agencies to become Natural Resources Wales).

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Full-time equivalent

Full-time equivalent (FTE) or whole time equivalent (WTE) is a unit that indicates the workload of an employed person (or student) in a way that makes workloads or class loads comparable across various contexts.

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Genus

A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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GrassBase

GrassBase (or GrassBase – The Online World Grass Flora) is a web-based database of grasses, maintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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Harvard University Herbaria

The Harvard University Herbaria and Botanical Museum are institutions located on the grounds of Harvard University at 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Henry Keswick (businessman)

Sir Henry Neville Lindley Keswick (born 29 September 1938) is a British businessman.

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Index Kewensis

The Index Kewensis (IK), maintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is a publication that aims to register all botanical names for seed plants at the rank of species and genera.

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International Plant Names Index

The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) describes itself as "a database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and lycophytes." Coverage of plant names is best at the rank of species and genus.

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Joseph Dalton Hooker

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (30 June 1817 – 10 December 1911) was a British botanist and explorer in the 19th century.

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Kathy Willis

For the Illinois State Representative, see Kathleen Willis Katherine Jane Willis is a biologist, focusing on the relationship between long-term ecosystem dynamics and environmental change.

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Kent

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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Kew

Kew is a suburban district in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, north-east of Richmond and west by south-west of Charing Cross; its population at the 2011 Census was 11,436.

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Kew Bulletin

The Kew Bulletin is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal on plant and fungal taxonomy and conservation published by Springer Science+Business Media on behalf of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is a botanical garden in southwest London that houses the "largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world".

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Liam Dolan

Liam Dolan, FRS is a botanist and academic.

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London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in southwest London, England, forms part of Outer London and is the only London borough on both sides of the River Thames.

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Malcolm Press

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Marcus Agius

Marcus Ambrose Paul Agius (born 22 July 1946) is a British financier and former group chairman of Barclays.

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Mark Wayne Chase

Mark Wayne Chase (born 1951) is a US-born British botanist.

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Millennium Seed Bank Partnership

The Millennium Seed Bank Partnership (MSBP or MSB), formerly known as the Millennium Seed Bank Project, is an international conservation project coordinated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Monique Simmonds

Professor Monique Simmonds OBE is a botanist who is deputy keeper of the Jodrell Laboratory at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty

The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.

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Nick Baird

Nick Baird CMG CVO (born 1962) has become group corporate affairs director of energy firm, Centrica.

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Non-departmental public body

In the United Kingdom, non-departmental public body (NDPB) is a classification applied by the Cabinet Office, Treasury, the Scottish Government and the Northern Ireland Executive to quangos (quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisations).

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Online encyclopedia

An online encyclopedia is an encyclopedia accessible through the internet, such as Wikipedia.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Pinophyta

The Pinophyta, also known as Coniferophyta or Coniferae, or commonly as conifers, are a division of vascular land plants containing a single extant class, Pinopsida.

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Richard Deverell

Richard George Deverell became Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in September 2012.

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Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, or informally Environment Secretary or DEFRA Secretary, is a United Kingdom Cabinet level position, in charge of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and the successor to the positions of Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions.

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Springer Science+Business Media

Springer Science+Business Media or Springer, part of Springer Nature since 2015, is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, humanities, technical and medical (STM) publishing.

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Sue Hartley

Sue Hartley is a British ecologist and director of the (YESI), at the University of York.

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Sussex

Sussex, from the Old English Sūþsēaxe (South Saxons), is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex.

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The Great Plant Hunt

The Great Plant Hunt is a primary school plant science learning initiative, developed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and funded by the Wellcome Trust.

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The Plant List

The Plant List is a list of botanical names of species of plants created by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden and launched in 2010.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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Wakehurst Place

Wakehurst, previously known as Wakehurst Place, is a house and botanic gardens in West Sussex, England, owned by the National Trust but used and managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust is a biomedical research charity based in London, United Kingdom.

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Wiley-Blackwell

Wiley-Blackwell is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons.

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William Jackson Hooker

Sir William Jackson Hooker (6 July 1785 – 12 August 1865) was an English systematic botanist and organiser, and botanical illustrator.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Botanic_Gardens,_Kew

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