Flor em Kew Gardens / Flower at Kew Gardens

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    3º dia de viagem - Nos Jardins Botânicos Reais de Kew (Kew Gardens), Londres, Inglaterra.Jardins Botânicos Reais de Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens de Kew, Jardins de Kew ou Royal Botanic Gardens de Kew, é um dos mais extensos, antigos e prestigiosos jardins botânicos do mundo. Os Kew Gardens, como em geral são conhecidos, constituem um grande complexo de jardins, arboretos e estufas situados num vasto parque localizado entre Kew e Richmond upon Thames, na periferia sudoeste de Londres. Os jardins foram desde a sua origem dirigidos por naturalistas de renome mundial, contando-se entre os seus antigos directores botânicos célebres como William Aiton e Joseph Dalton Hooker. O actual director é Sir Peter Crane.

    Em Julho de 2003, os Reais Jardins Botânicos de Kew foram incluídos nas lista dos sítios considerados como património mundial pela UNESCO.
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    3rd day of journey - At Kew Gardens, London, England.
    The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, usually referred to simply as Kew Gardens, are extensive gardens and botanical glasshouses between Richmond and Kew in southwest London, England. The director is Professor Stephen D. Hopper, who succeeded Professor Sir Peter Crane. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is also the name of the organisation that runs Kew Gardens and Wakehurst Place gardens in Sussex. It is an internationally important botanical research and education institution with 700 staff and an income of £44 million for the year ended 31 March 2006, as well as a visitor attraction. The gardens are a Non-Departmental Public Body sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

    The nearest London Underground station is Kew Gardens.

    In July 2003, the gardens were put on the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

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    1. EdZee 68 months ago | reply

      Beautiful capture.......Gorgeous colors...

    2. Blossom's mom 61 months ago | reply

      Beautifully captured.

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      Please Invite Other, Flowers Too!

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