In rain at the end of a rainy day the students toured the ethnobotanical garden and then cleaned up around the plants of the garden.
Michelle and Julia working near the Ixora casei
The pruning, preening, and cleaning ground rules for the garden are intended to promote shade and native ferns. In the ethnobotanical garden the threat to the collection is primarily an invasive sun-loving grass (Ichaemum polystachum, reh padil) and an aggressive native vine (Merremia peltata, iohl, puhlah, fitaw, wachatal). Thus the following guidelines to cleaning garden:
Cleaning near the Senna alata.
Intermingled over an area of a few square feet under the west side of the east mango tree is a nice fern collection including Asplenium nidus, Microsorum scolopendria, Nephrolepis spp., Thelypteris maemonensis, and Macrothelypteris torresiana. This fern collection also helps demonstrated undivided, undivided lobed, singly divide, doubly divided, and triply divided fern fronds. A good image of this collection has yet to be captured.
Sinolet, Juslyn, and Elterina
Lina; Jörg and Elterina in the background
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