Tag Archives: endemic plants

Expert backs call to honour Charlie, a ‘conservation hero’

The idea of putting celebrating Charlie Benjamin as a hero of St Helena conservation has gone down well with plant expert Dr Colin Clubbe. He used the Twitter messaging website to support the idea of putting Charlie’s name on the … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Heritage | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Buttercup find completes Falklands set at Kew

After several failed attempts, botanist Richard Lewis has managed to collect seeds of the only endemic Falklands plant missing from an important collection at Kew. ‘I was thrilled to find large stands of the silvery buttercup (Hamadryas argentea) in a … Continue reading

Posted in Falklands | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment