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  • ABS field trip to the RBG | Royal Botanic Garden
    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 ABS field trip to the RBG Seventy eight school children and eight teachers from Amman Baccalaureate School visited the Royal Botanic Garden on Wednesday October 2 2013 The field trip was part of the school s community service program which specifically aims to raise the children s understanding of environmental issues The group sat under a Bedouin tent beside the King Talal dam reservoir and learned about the importance of water in Jordan and ways in which water is used conserved and protected They also discussed how waste is swept into rivers by wind and winter rain and where that waste ends up

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  • Canada Day 2012 at the RBG | Royal Botanic Garden
    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 Canada Day 2012 at the RBG For the second consecutive year Canada Day celebrations were held at the Royal Botanic Garden It was a day packed with fun for the family especially since members of Canada s world renowned Cirque du Soleil were on hand to entertain the crowd The event took place on Saturday June 30 2012 one day before Canada s official annual celebration date Guests watched spellbound while over a dozen Cirque du Soleil acrobats gyrated juggled and gesticulated to rhythms played by live musicians A variety of children s activities kept the younger generation happy throughout the afternoon while young and old alike enjoyed a sweet Canadian treat known as Nanaimo Bars More than 900 Canadians and friends of Canada in Jordan joined in the outdoor celebrations The event raised over 8 000 JD which is being donated to the RBG and the Jordan Education for Women Empowerment and Learning Society JEWELS JEWELS supports women s graduate education in Canada through a scholarship programme for exceptionally deserving Jordanian women A special thank you from the RBG and the Embassy of Canada to the event s sponsors Middle East Payment Services Arab Orient Insurance Company Zain Business Development Center Arab Potash GMKhoury Arab Consultants Bureau Wajih Contracting Co W L L Bombardier Inc Le

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  • Dr. Yassin Khayat at RBG Scientific Day 2012 | Royal Botanic Garden
    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 Dr Yassin Khayat at RBG Scientific Day 2012 Dr Yassin Khayat Jordan s Minister of Environment speaking at the RBG s 1st Annual Scientific Day Go to speech by Princess Basma bint Ali Watch more presentations from RBG Scientific Day 2012 H E Dr Yassin Khayat Minister of Environment Dr Khayat launched the National Virtual Herbarium and the Jordan Plant Red List

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  • Red List Countdown | Royal Botanic Garden
    s 1st Annual Scientific Day in Amman on January 12 2012 H E Dr Yassin Khayat Minister of Environment H R H Princess Basma bint Ali founder of the Royal Botanic Garden and Tariq Abu Taleb RBG Executive Director launched a countdown to the publication of the Jordan Plant Red List The clock is now ticking down to the List s publication One of the RBG s main objectives is to utilize its resources to design and implement operational programmes to conserve the plant heritage of Jordan and define a National Plant Conservation Strategy Establishing the Red List of Threatened Plant Species in Jordan is a key step in the overall strategy and also forms an important component of the National Species Strategy The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species provides taxonomic data as well as conservation status and distribution information on plants and animals that have been globally evaluated using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria Progress The RBG IUCN West Asia Red List Training of Trainers Workshop was held in Jordan in January 2011 The objective of the 5 day workshop was to build red listing capacities according to IUCN criteria to enable and facilitate preparation of the Red List of Threatened Species Forty participants came from 10 countries in the region Recommendations were made regarding the establishment of a regional committee to organize red listing activities development of a conservation network establishment of the Species Programme in the region the relative roles of government and non governmental organizations priorities for red listing standardization of between countries funding and communications Workshop Outcomes Trainers from the Regional Office for West Asia ROWA were trained on the basics of red listing and evaluated through an exam prepared by the experts National committees from each country were formed in order to coordinate red listing activities within each country within the RAWA region and internationally The experts introduced some conservation funding resources On the national level the Royal Botanic Garden took the lead for flora red listing activities in Jordan Other Activities The RBG is a member of the IUCN National Committee which enables the RBG to participate in activities related to plant conservation The RBG took part in the Conservation Forum organized by the IUCN in Kuwait in May 2011 to discuss the draft agenda of the international conference to be held in Korea in 2012 In addition the RBG participates in online discussions on important topics to be discussed at the international conference A gap analysis study has been carried out in order to determine missing data about plant species according to IUCN Red List criteria and to determine the categories and priorities survey design and the layout of Jordan s Red Book Next Steps in Red Listing the Flora of Jordan 1 Floral Data Gathering will be done by international experts and national focal points at the RBG and IUCN 2 A National Workshop targeting the Red List stakeholders will be held to describe the results of the

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  • Canada Day at the RBG | Royal Botanic Garden
    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 Canada Day at the RBG The Embassy of Canada in Jordan chose to hold its Canada Day celebrations at the Royal Botanic Garden in 2011 The Canadians specifically wanted to mark their national Day by giving back to the community And give back they did The July 1st celebrations were well attended by some 800 Canadians and friends of Canada who enjoyed good music ate poutine French fries topped with clumps of melting cheese and gravy and competed in tug of war feats and other games Children took donkey rides had their faces painted and planted and decorated pots People from the local community displayed and sold products such as honey pickles baked goods and handicrafts One lucky Jordanian in attendance won a return trip ticket to Montreal on Royal Jordanian It was an all round fun afternoon in the clean environment overlooking King Talal dam At the end of the event Canadian Ambassador Mark Gwozdecky presented donation cheques to the Royal Botanic Garden and to the Jordan Education for Women Empowerment and Learning Society JEWELS which sponsors Jordanian women to attend universities in Canada on full scholarships There are lots of pictures in the photo gallery below Can you spot anyone you

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  • Grade One Visitors | Royal Botanic Garden
    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 Grade One Visitors Eighty five Grade One pupils and 11 teachers from the Amman Baccalaureate School visited the Royal Botanic Garden in June to mark the end of the 2011 school year As the children crossed the footbridge and entered the top area of the Garden in four groups our botanists told them a bit about the RBG and the native plants of Jordan Then came the fun part planting painting music and food Each child planted sage thyme or mint in a clay pot and painted the pot in vibrant colours Then Jordanian oud music and songs began beneath one of the Bedouin tents prompting some kids to get up and dance And the food Mensaf eaten the Bedouin way without utensils It was a day

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  • Adonis microcarpa ~ Small Pheasant's Eye | Royal Botanic Garden
    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 Jordanian Habitats and Flora Plants Adonis microcarpa Small Pheasant s Eye Adonis microcarpa Small Pheasant s Eye حنون البس FAMILY RANUNCULACEAE Annual plant Leaves Alternate one leaf per node dissected dissected twice or more dentate or serrate Flowers Red 5 to 8 petals hermaphrodite Flowering February to April Fruits Apocarpic fruit cluster of green achenes which grow up to 3 4 mm each Achenes are monocarpellate formed from one carpel Habitat Dibeen Jordan Check for more pictures

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  • Key Plants in the RBG's Deciduous Oak Forest Habitat | Royal Botanic Garden
    POACEAE Avena sterilis GRAMINEAE POACEAE Ballota undulate LABIATAE LAMIACEAE Bellevalia flexuosa LILIACEAE Biscutella didyma CRUCIFERAE Bromus alopecuros GRAMINEAE POACEAE Bromus japonicas GRAMINEAE POACEAE Bromus lanceolatus GRAMINEAE POACEAE Bromus madritensis GRAMINEAE POACEAE Bromus scoparius GRAMINEAE POACEAE Bromus sterilis GRAMINEAE POACEAE Bromus tectorum GRAMINEAE POACEAE Bromus tomentellus GRAMINEAE POACEAE Bryonia syriaca CUCURBITACEAE Calendula arvensis COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Calendula palaestinae COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Calycotome villosa PAPILIONACEAE Campanula strigosa CAMPANULACEAE Capparis spinosa CAPPARACEAE Capsella bursa pastoris CRUCIFERAE Carex spp CYPERACEAE Carlina libanotica COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Centaurea hyalolepis COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Centaurea iberica COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Ceratonia siliqua CAESALPINIACEAE Cercis siliquastrum CAESALPINIACEAE Chaetosciadium trichospermum UMBELLIFERAE APIACEAE Chiliadenus iphionoides COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Chrysanthemum coronarium COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Cichorium endivia COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Convolvulus arvensis CONVOLVULACEAE Convolvulus dorycnium CONVOLVULACEAE Convolvulus scammonia CONVOLVULACEAE Convolvulus siculus CONVOLVULACEAE Crataegus aronia ROSACEAE Crepis aculeate COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Crepis aspera COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Crepis hierosolymitana COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Crepis palaestinae COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Crepis sancta COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Crepis senecioides COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Cruciata articulate RUBIACEAE Cucumis acidus callosus CUCURBITACEAE Cuscuta Spp CONVOLVULACEAE Cyclamen persicum PRIMULACEAE Dactylis glomerata GRAMINEAE POACEAE Daucus aureus UMBELLIFERAE APIACEAE Daucus carota UMBELLIFERAE APIACEAE Daucus guttatus UMBELLIFERAE APIACEAE Diplotaxis Spp CRUCIFERAE Dittrichia viscose COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Echinops adenocaulos COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Echium judaeum BORAGINACEAE Erodium acaule GERANIACEAE Erodium ciconium GERANIACEAE Erodium cicutarium GERANIACEAE Erodium gruinum GERANIACEAE Erodium laciniatum GERANIACEAE Erodium malacoides GERANIACEAE Erodium subintegrifolium GERANIACEAE Erodium telavivense GERANIACEAE Eruca sativa CRUCIFERAE Erucaria hispanica CRUCIFERAE Erucaria rostrata CRUCIFERAE Euphorbia helioscopia EUPHORBIACEAE Euphorbia hierosolymitana EUPHORBIACEAE Ferula communis UMBELLIFERAE APIACEAE Ficus carica MORACEAE Filago desertorum COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Filago palaestinae COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Fumaria densiflora FUMARIACEAE Galium aparine RUBIACEAE Garhadiolus angulosus COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Geranium dissectum GERANIACEAE Geranium robertianum GERANIACEAE Geropogon hybridus COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Glaucium grandiflorum PAPAVERACEAE Hedypnois rhagadioloides COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Heliotropium digynum BORAGINACEAE Heliotropium europaeum BORAGINACEAE Heliotropium suaveolens BORAGINACEAE Hippocrepis unisiliquosa PAPILIONACEAE Hordeum bulbosum GRAMINEAE POACEAE Hordeum spontaneum GRAMINEAE POACEAE Hordeum vulgare GRAMINEAE POACEAE Hymenocarpos circinnatus PAPILIONACEAE Hyoscyamus albus SOLANACEAE Hyoscyamus aureus SOLANACEAE Iris atropupurea IRIDACEAE Iris haynei IRIDACEAE Isatis lusitanica CRUCIFERAE Isatis microcarpa CRUCIFERAE Lactuca undulate COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Lagoecia cuminoides UMBELLIFERAE APIACEAE Lamarckia aurea GRAMINEAE POACEAE Lamium amplexicaule LABIATAE LAMIACEAE Lamium moschatum LABIATAE LAMIACEAE Lathyrus annus PAPILIONACEAE Lathyrus aphaca PAPILIONACEAE Lathyrus blepharicarpos PAPILIONACEAE Lathyrus cicera PAPILIONACEAE Lathyrus hierosolymitanus PAPILIONACEAE Lathyrus marmoratus PAPILIONACEAE Legousia pentagonia CAMPANULACEAE Leopoldia bicolor LILIACEAE Leopoldia comosa LILIACEAE Limonium lobatum PLUMBAGINACEAE Linum mucronatum LILIACEAE Linum pubescens LILIACEAE Lolium perenne GRAMINEAE POACEAE Lolium temulentum GRAMINEAE POACEAE Lomelosia porphyroneura DIPSACACEAE Lomelosia prolifera DIPSACACEAE Majorana syriaca LABIATAE LAMIACEAE Malva nicaeensis MALVACEAE Malva parviflora MALVACEAE Mandragora autumnalis SOLANACEAE Marrubium vulgare LABIATAE LAMIACEAE Medicago coronate PAPILIONACEAE Medicago monspeliaca PAPILIONACEAE Medicago orbicularis PAPILIONACEAE Medicago rotate PAPILIONACEAE Micromeria nervosa LABIATAE LAMIACEAE Minuartia decipiens CARYOPHYLLACEAE Minuartia Formosa CARYOPHYLLACEAE Moraea sisyrinchium IRIDACEAE Nepeta curviflora LABIATAE LAMIACEAE Noaea mucronata BORAGINACEAE Nonea obtusifolia BORAGINACEAE Notobasis syriaca COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Olea europaea OLEACEAE Onobrychis caput galli PAPILIONACEAE Ononis natrix PAPILIONACEAE Ononis pubescens PAPILIONACEAE Onopordum alexandrinum COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Onosma frutescens BORAGINACEAE Ophrys sphegodes ORCHIDACEAE Ornithogalum montanum LILIACEAE Ornithogalum narbonense LILIACEAE Pallenis spinosa COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Papaver argemone MALVACEAE Papaver syriacum MALVACEAE Papaver umbonatum MALVACEAE Parietaria judaica URTICACEAE Paronychia argentea CARYOPHYLLACEAE Phagnalon rupestre COMPOSITAE ASTERACEAE Phalaris minor GRAMINEAE POACEAE Picnomon acarna

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