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Tue 07 Dec 2004

The Jane Goodall Orchid

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Dr Jane Goodall, who is in Singapore for the Biology in Asia conference, was guest of honour at an Orchid Naming Ceremony held in her honour yesterday. A new orchid from Spathoglottis Lion of Singapore and Spathoglottis plicata was named Spathoglottis Jane Goodall.

The ceremony was held in Burkill Hall at the Singapore Botanic Gardenson on Monday 6th December 2004. Jane Goodall is the first biologist after whom an orchid has been named, at the Singapore Botanic Gardens.

See the Singapore Institute of Biology webpage for more pictures.

Posted at 10:22AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news