Quarryhill Botanical Garden

Advancing the Conservation, Study, and Cultivation of the Flora of Asia

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International Relationships

International Relationships for Cooperation

Quarryhill has outstanding relationships with many botanical gardens and arboreta around the world. Quarryhill's Board of Advisors is made up of leaders and senior staff from:

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in Britain
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in Scotland
The Arnold Arboretum at Harvard
Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum in Britain
Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York
Missouri Botanical Garden in Missouri
Windsor Great Park in Britain


Quarryhill has also entered into formal Agreements of Scientific & Horticultural Cooperation with several worldwide institutions. Botanic gardens recognize that they play a major role in conserving plant species, many of which are threatened by habitat loss, fragmentation of populations, environmental pollution, climate change, and other reasons. These agreements further the conservation interests of the respective parties.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh         
Edinburgh, Scotland

Beijing Botanical Garden
Beijing, China

Nanjing Botanical Garden              
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China    

Yunnan Academy of Forestry

Kunming, China                                                                                                        

Zhejiang Botanical Garden 
Hangzhou, China

Qinling National Botanical Garden
Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Guizhou Botanical Garden
Guiyang, Guizhou, China

Shenzen Fairly Lake Botanical Garden
Liantang Shenzhen
Guangdong, China

Niigata Prefectural Botanical Garden  
Niigata, Japan

Howick Arboretum                                                                                                                                                                          Northumberland, England
These agreements provide for the exchange of seeds, plants, herbarium specimens, and relevant information of Asian flora and North American flora between the parties for educational, scientific and ex-situ conservation purposes. They further provide for the exchange of staff, interns, and students between them for training, education and to foster cooperation.

They also state that the parties will formally acknowledge the respective institution when publishing documents pertaining to seeds, plants, herbarium specimens, and their relevant information received from each institution. 

florachinalogo.jpgQuarryhill is a participant in the Flora of China project of the Missouri Botanical Garden