botanical botanical  /bə ˈtæ nɪ kəl/


  1. (adj) of or relating to plants or botany
  2. (n) a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)


  1. Best Urban Jungle Singapore The debt Singaporeans owe to their 149-year-old botanical gardens is as much economic as ecological.
  2. The FDA at least is eager to see more studies of botanical treatments of cancer.


  1. Idyllwild Garden Club’s 2013 Mountain Garden Tour

    Share/BookmarkDiscover Idyllwild’s botanical wonderlands, a treasure of delightful gardens normally hidden from view. They are all yours during this year’s Idyllwild Mountain Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22. On this self-guided tour, learn how mountain gardeners planted attractive native plants with popular garden varieties for year-round flowering and gorgeous foliage. [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Idyllwild Town Crier

  2. Children spend time with snake, owl during Botanical Gardens' Gross Out Camp

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens were full of creepy crawlies for the aptly-named Gross Out Camp this afternoon.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Alabama's 13

  3. Beal Botanical Garden is the oldest garden of its kind in U.S.

    There are a few things in the world that become better with age — wine, wisdom and now add the W.J. Beal Botanical Garden to the list.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The State News


  1. "The party ended up with a number of us crawling on all fours through the hedges of the botanical gardens, and trying to escape police dogs," said Boris Johnson, who was among those arrested. "And once we were in the cells we became pathetic...
    on Feb 13, 2007 By: Boris Johnson Source:

  2. "We have to see that this garden is well maintained and becomes more beautiful. It is our prime focus to protect the nature and Botanical Gardens play an important role in this aspect," Ramesh told reporters Wednesday here.
    on Jun 25, 2009 By: Jairam Ramesh Source: Hindu

  3. "This places botanical art on the world map and at a time when plants have never been so important to us because of global warming," Kew director Stephen Hopper said at a preview of the opening show at the gallery this week.
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Stephen Hopper Source: Reuters UK

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