the Oman Botanic Garden (2): collections Policy, nursery construction, expanded Plant Production and initial tree translocation

Annette Patzelt, Khalid Al Farsi, Leigh Morris, Andrew Spalton


The first paper in this series outlined the vision for the oman botanic garden and detailed the early plant collections and propagation. this paper focuses on the oman botanic garden collections policy, construction of a new nursery on the site, subsequent expanded production and initial attempts at mature tree translocation.

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PatZelt, a. (2008). Oman Plant Red Data Book. oman botanic garden Publication no.1. diwan of royal court. office for conservation of the environment. Sultanate of oman.

PatZelt, a., MorriS, l., al harthi, l., al raShdi, i. & SPalton, a. (2008). the

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anon (2001) Summary of the International Review of the ex Situ Plant Collections of the Botanic Gardens of the World Volume 3 Number 7 – December 2001. available at: (accessed: october 2007)


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