Botanical Links

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.


Botanic Gardens Australia New Zealand Inc.


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.


Flower Identification Guide

A library of horticultural websites which allows people to easily look up and compare their photos against images on the online databases/websites.


Open College (Australia)

An Australian based educator providing Horticultural training.


US Tree Conservation

A website providing links to websites with information on tree conservation.

Thanks to John age 10 from Albany, NJ, USA for recommending this wonderful link!