Conserving medicinal plants in Indonesia and Vietnam

October 2008
Cuttings;Oct2008, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p11
The article reports on the recommendations and action plan set out by Plants for life: Medicinal plant conservation and botanic gardens of the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) for medicinal plant conservation by botanic gardens. Using it as a baseline, BGCI is carrying out pilot programmes for conservation and reintroduction of endangered medicinal plants in Southeast Asia. It focuses on Cibotium barometz, Stephania dielsiana, and Ardisia gigantifolia.


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