Royal Botanical Garden, Edinburgh, UK

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) was founded in the 17th century as a physic garden. Now it extends over four Gardens boasting a rich living collection of plants, and is a world-renowned centre for plant science and education. 

Our mission. 
"Exploring and explaining the world of plants for a better future" 

Without plants, there would be no life on earth. RBGE has been growing and studying plants for over 330 years, and so is perfectly placed to help document and conserve the world's diversity of plantlife.


The RBGE is working with the DINA project as part of information technology and collections management solutions at RBGE.


People involved.

David Harris - Curator of the Herbarium

Elspeth Haston - Deputy Curator of the Herbarium

Robert Cubey - Plant Records Officer

Marios Theodoropoulos - Programmer



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