The Japan hotspot – collecting and conserving the flora of Japan | University of Oxford

The Japan hotspot – collecting and conserving the flora of Japan

Tom Price
18:30
Botanic Garden
Rose Lane
Oxford
OX1 4AZ
Lectures and seminars
£8 per talk or £36 for all 5
Yes
Recommended

The archipelago of Japan is defined as one of the world's 34 biodiversity hotspots. Learn how staff from the Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum are conducting expeditions to Japan to collect and document the native flora to improve the plant collections held by the University, promote biodiversity conservation and communicate research conducted by the Department of Plant Sciences, Oxford to a wider audience.

All Summer Lectures start at 6.30pm in the Daubeny Lecture Theatre (at
 the front of the Botanic Garden) and are followed by a drinks reception in the Botanic Garden.