Botanical Links

Below are some links to related sites - for botany, conservation and gardens, both in New Zealand and around the world.

Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust

Pukeiti is a 320 hectare rain forest property located between Mount Taranaki and the scenic west coast just south of New Plymouth and was established in 1951.

Hackfall's Arboretum

Many different alders, cherries, birches, magnolias, maples, oaks, rhododendrons and others. An outstanding collection of evergreen and semi evergreen Mexican oak species.

Sir Harold Hillier Arboretum

Formerly known as the Hillier Arboretum, it holds the greatest collection of hardy trees and shrubs in the world. Started by the late Sir Harold Hillier in 1953 and given in Trust to Hampshire County Council.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Westonbirt Arboretum

The National Arboretum in Gloucestershire is renowned worldwide both for its tree and shrub collection and beautifully landscaped grounds. Today, the collection contains around 18,000 numbered specimens covering some 600 acres.

The Morton Arboretum

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Flora of New Zealand

New Zealand Gardens Trust

The New Zealand Garden Trust has been established by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture to promote the interests and profile of member gardens, and the open garden sector in general.

New Zealand Plant Conservation Network

This website provides information about native plants and their conservation in New Zealand. The main focus for the network is the nationally threatened plants and plant communities that require conservation management for their continued survival.

Australia National Botanic Gardens

The International Plant Names Index

The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) is a database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of all seed plants, ferns and fern allies.

The 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species provides taxonomic, conservation status and distribution information on taxa that have been globally evaluated.

American Public Garden Association

American Public Gardens Association serves public gardens and advances them as leaders, advocates, and innovators.

Touchwood Books

New and second hand tree, gardening and horticultural books.

Plant Finder

Where to find thousands of plants and seeds from New Zealand nurseries.

Open College (Australia)

An Australian based educator providing Horticultural training.