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