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Science and Conservation
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The Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the world's top botanical research and conservation institutions. The Garden's dozens of Ph.D. researchers work to strengthen scientific expertise in developing countries to protect and manage biodiversity before it's too late.

With close to half the world's plants facing extinction, and less than one in six yet studied for potential benefits to humans, it's a race we must win.

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Recent News

A new smartphone app by Garden curator Dr. Carmen Ulloa helps users identify wild plants found in the páramo.   

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The Garden's Peter H. Raven Library has released its first ebook, Wildflowers and Landscapes of Ecuador: The Way We Knew It

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Explore the work of the William L. Brown Center on the center's new website. 

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Tropicos and Other Botanical Resources

TROPICOS, the world's largest database of plant information, contains fully web-searchable records for over 1.2 million plant names and nearly 4.1 million specimens.

The Garden's extensive online research resources also include an unparalleled variety of databases, checklists, monographs and more.

View a complete list of botanical resources