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Botanical gardens

  1. 1. the Orto botanico di Pisa operated by the Orto botanico di PisaUniversity of Pisa. The first botanic garden, established in 1544under botanist Luca Ghini: it was relocated in 1563 and again in1591
  2. 2. Botanical BraunschweigGarden, GermanyVictoria amazonica, GiantAmazon Water Lily
  3. 3. A 16th century print of the Botanical Garden of Padua—the oldest academic botanic garden that is still atits original location
  4. 4. Lake in the Calcutta Botanical Garden, c. 1905
  5. 5. London, established 1759, Royal Botanic Gardens, KewThe Palm House built 1844–1848 by Richard Turner to Decimus Burtons designs
  6. 6. Mexican Hothouse, Jardin des Plantes built 1834–36 by Rohault de FleuryExample of French glass and metal architecture
  7. 7. Chicago Botanic Garden, with a view of the Zig Zag Bridge
  8. 8. The Eden Project established in 2000 in Cornwall, Englandincludes a modern botanical garden exploring the theme of sustainability

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