National Botanic Gardens Home page Back to Glasshouse Map Corridor Bed Vireya Rhododendron Cultivars Vireya Rhododendron Cultivars Tree fern Forest Sub-Alpine Forest [Pollination] Upper Montane Forest Lower Montane Forest

The mountains of the Philippines, Borneo and New Guinea support a unique vegetation with many genera familiar to the Northern temperate zone. This house is dominated by species of Rhododendron from the section Vireya. Associated plants include tree ferns, orchids, pitcher plants and several unusual gymnosperm members, including Phyllocladus, Podocarpus and Agathis. Around the edge of the house are cultivated varieties of vireya Rhododendrons.
The story of Rhododendron pollination is told in bed D. OVERVIEW OF HOUSE