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  • German Officials Visit the RBG | Royal Botanic Garden
    Herbarium What is a Herbarium Our Herbarium Collection Type Specimens Acquisition Policies How to Collect Plants Medicinal Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home German Officials Visit the RBG On 31 8 2015 the RBG received Mrs Karin Jahr de Guerrero Regional Officer at Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Berlin Mrs Eva Gonnermann former CIM expert on biodiversity Mr Axel Ulmer the new Head of Environmental Portfolio at the GIZ Jordan and Mrs Julie Weltzien Technical Adviser at the GIZ Jordan The visit aimed to have a closer look at the Garden programmes activities and future plans While they were having a stroll the group received an overview about the Garden s efforts in conserving native plants in Jordan and in integrating the

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  • RBG conducts first training on the Establishment of a Virtual Herbarium | Royal Botanic Garden
    Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home RBG conducts first training on the Establishment of a Virtual Herbarium On 24 28 May 2015 the Royal Botanic Garden conducted the first training on the Establishment of a Virtual Herbarium Trainees were Dr Amina Al Farsi and Miss Thekra Al Manthari from Sultan Qaboos University Oman The workshop highlighted the importance of online resources to facilitate sharing botanical information and included all various topics related to virtual herbaria Prepare specimen related information Know website requirements and preparing required information Prepare specimen for scanning colour chart scale QR code specimen positioning Adjust the settings before scanning Scanning process Retouching and image exporting by Photoshop Upload specimens and related information to the website Part of the training was conducted at the

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  • International Independent School Field Trip | Royal Botanic Garden
    Rehabilitation Biomass Surveys Grazing Behaviour Forage Programmes Flock Management and Health Economic Studies on Herding Local Knowledge CBRR Info Day Forest Awareness Workshop 2nd Forest Awareness Workshop The National Herbarium What is a Herbarium Our Herbarium Collection Type Specimens Acquisition Policies How to Collect Plants Medicinal Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home International Independent School Field Trip On 12 May 2015 30 students from International Independent School in the eight grade visited the Royal Botanic Garden The field trip aimed to raise the children s understanding on native plants and environment in Jordan The group learned about the biodiversity of native plants the role of the Garden in conserving them and the RBG s sustainable living models and future plans The students also visited

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  • News List Page | Royal Botanic Garden
    Habitat Plants in the Garden Maps Visitors Schools and Groups Garden Etiquette Volunteers Biodiversity Research Rangeland Rehabilitation Biomass Surveys Grazing Behaviour Forage Programmes Flock Management and Health Economic Studies on Herding Local Knowledge CBRR Info Day Forest Awareness Workshop 2nd Forest Awareness Workshop The National Herbarium What is a Herbarium Our Herbarium Collection Type Specimens Acquisition Policies How to Collect Plants Medicinal Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home News List Page German Officials Visit the RBG RBG conducts first training on the Establishment of a Virtual Herbarium RBG conducts first training on the Establishment of a Virtual Herbarium International Independent School Field Trip Modern Montessori School Field Trip Symposium on Restoring Degraded Ecosystems Amman Baccalaureate School Field Trip Hashemite University Volunteering Day 2nd Forest

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  • The National Virtual Herbarium of Jordan | Royal Botanic Garden
    all of Jordan s herbarium collections available online for easy consultation The NVH was created in January 2012 by the National Herbarium of Jordan a division of the Royal Botanic Garden RBG Our aim is to digitize a maximum number of herbarium specimens and make them available online in an easily searchable format As we begin our work at the NVH our top priority is to scan and upload all of the type specimens of Jordan New specimen records will continue to be digitized and uploaded until all of the 2 500 botanical species of Jordan are represented Goals Digitize all type specimens found in Jordanian herbaria Digitize herbarium specimens of all native species of Jordan Make all herbarium specimens accessible to botanists and other researchers free of charge History The National Herbarium of Jordan began establishing ties with other herbaria in the country in 2010 since we firmly believe that collaboration promotes science and research Our early contact with the NCARE herbarium was well received and marked the start of a fruitful cooperation We are now in contact with the University of Jordan which has the largest herbarium in the country the herbarium of the Forestry Department of the Ministry of Agriculture where old and valuable specimens can be found the relatively new Hashemite University herbarium and the seven herbaria of the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature RSCN located in Jordan s nature reserves Responses are yet to be received from some other herbaria Collaboration In connecting with other herbaria in Jordan our main objectives are Establish cooperative ties and working relationships with all major herbaria in Jordan Digitize specimens from all herbaria especially type specimens and include them in the National Virtual Herbarium of Jordan Conduct a survey of existing and missing plant species in order

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  • Jordan Plant Red List, Volume1 is Published | Royal Botanic Garden
    Herbarium Our Herbarium Collection Type Specimens Acquisition Policies How to Collect Plants Medicinal Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home Jordan Plant Red List Volume1 is Published The Royal Botanic Garden is pleased to announce that the Jordan Plant Red List Volume 1 is published in November 2015 Since there is a lot of data deficiency for the flora of Jordan and the region the RBG decided to work with the International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN on an action plan strategy to fill in the missing information and update the threat levels for all indigenous species IUCN Red List Jordan Plant Red List Vol 1 is an extensive work of the RBG Botanist Hatem Taifour since 2011 in conjunction with the IUCN and

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  • Iris edomensis | Royal Botanic Garden
    The National Herbarium What is a Herbarium Our Herbarium Collection Type Specimens Acquisition Policies How to Collect Plants Medicinal Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home Jordanian Habitats and Flora Plants Iris edomensis Iris edomensis Sealy Edom Iris سوسن ايدوم قرن الكبش Family Iridaceae Iris edomensis is geophyte bulb covered by grayish brown thick prop root The stem is very short The leaves are canal like narrowing at the tip They are wavy green silvery with white margin arranged in two opposites surrounding the short stalk The flower is purple dotted with yellow stripe in the middle It bloomes from January to February Geographic Range I edomensis endemic in Jordan It grows in the Irano Turanian zone in limestone and sandstone hills in Tafila Petra and Dana Traditional uses No traditional use for this plant Threats It is mainly threatened by intensive grazing and urbanization Value Rare and endemic plant Red List Conservation Status IUCN At the regional level Jordan Endangered قرن الكبش نبات بصلي البصلة مغطاة بدعامة جذرية سميكة رمادية إلى بنية اللون الساق قصيرة جدا الأوراق تشبه القناة وتضيق عند الطرف لونها أخضرإلى فضي مع حافة بيضاء مرتبة بشكل صفين متاقبلين تحيط بالحامل الزهري الزهرة منقطة بالارجواني يتوسطها شريط أصفر يزهر قرن الكبش من شهر كانون الثاني إلى شباط التوزيع الجغرافي قرن الكبش هو نبات مستوطن في الأردن ينمو في الأقليم الايراني الطواراني

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  • Terms & Conditions | Royal Botanic Garden
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