Find out more about our fascinating and diverse research across the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, including our latest news.
Our ecologists study and describe the distribution and assembly of Australian native plants, with a particular focus on the flora of New South Wales.
Scientists at the Australian PlantBank seek to understand the conservation and horticulture of Australian plants, particularly threatened species and habitats such as rainforests.
Managing the natural areas within our Botanic Gardens contributes to essential habitat maintenance and supports healthy fauna populations.
As the lead agency for plant systematics in NSW, we discover, document and classify plants including algae and seek to understand their relationships and evolution.
Our plant pathologists study pathogen populations, pathogen evolution and genetics and fungal taxonomy, as well as managing the Plant Disease Diagnostic Unit.
Our contribution to urban ecology, invasion biology and citizen science extends from our Botanic Gardens and Centennial Parklands to collaborations with universities and government agencies.
All the latest news from our science team and their global network of collaborators. Advances in plant pathology, genetics, ecology, seed science and wildlife research.