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Botany Building welcomes a Tropical Forest

October 2019

A tropical forest was unveiled on Thursday evening, 24th October 2019 thanks to London-based mural artist, Ms. Josephine Hicks, whose latest masterpiece spans three walls of the historic 1907 Botany Building.

The mural links the historic plant-hunting that took place at the turn of the 20th century to the tropical biodiversity and conservation research carried out by researchers and students today.
The species in the mural occur today in inland or coastal tropical forests of Thailand. Some are threatened by extinction. Others are common. Most have been directly observed, studied and collected by Trinity botanists past and present. All have a scientific story.

Botany Mural