From beautiful to bizarre, here are some of the oddest looking members of the plant family.
Forsythia is an ornamental plant that produces beautiful and abundant yellow flowers in spring. The plant is named after William Forsyth.
The true stories behind some of the most famous plants to appear in literature, film, music and legend - Edelweiss, Mandrake, Frankincense, the Mayflower and Lotus blossom. And many others.
Wild primulas and primroses have been cultivated and hybridized to make a huge collection of attractive plants. The flowers have a wonderful range of colours.
The catnip herb is a type of catmint. It has culinary uses and is also used in traditional medicine. Some cats become very excited when they smell catnip.
Algae are a diverse group of primitive autotrophic plants with an undifferentiated plant body. The Hub gives an insight about Algae-Definition, Distribution and Classification based on cell structure.
The Organisation and Growth of Plant Bodies in Comparison with Animals
Foxgloves are beautiful but poisonous flowers in the wild and in the garden. They contain digitalis, which is a useful heart medication but can also be dangerous.
The Green Revolution occurred in the 1960s and 70s. In the first half of the 20th century, the increased use of fertiliser improved crop yields but enough food could still not be grown to support the growing human...
One monarch butterfly plant is the milkweed and in this case the butterfly plant is the one with the golden yellow flowers - the Silky Gold milkweed. A yellow flower variation of the Bloodflower milkweed it produces all...