Himalayan Plant Hunters (New Date)

Christine Bartram
Monday 17 July 2017

Discover the stories of three great Himalayan Plant Hunters; John Forbes Royle (1798-1858), Joseph Hooker (1817-1911) and Frank Kingdon-Ward (1885-1958) in this session led by Christine Bartram of the University of Cambridge’s Herbarium. The morning will include a brief tour of the Garden’s glasshouse range to see some of the plants we are able to grow as a result of Plant Hunter discoveries. This will be followed with a visit to the Herbarium, housed in the Sainsbury Laboratory, to see displays of some of the actual preserved plants collected by them. You will also have a chance to see beautifully illustrated contemporary publications from both the Herbarium Library and the Cory Library.
10 am - 1 pm
Booking required
Booking Details
To book a place please contact the Education Office on 01223 331875.
Contact Details
01223 331875
Event Category
Garden History Talks
Classroom, 1 Brookside