plants

On oak trees in south Florida a newly discovered interaction between parasitic plants and gall wasps could advance cancer treatments.
Botanist Phil Gates discusses the adaptations of flowering plants.
Sunrise over bluebells in Warwickshire
We asked conservation organisations and BBC Wildlife readers for their favourite bluebell locations.
Thrift flowering on on cliffs at Thurlestone, Devon
Naturalist Phil Gates discusses how sea pink copes with harsh salty conditions.
Monkeyflower found in Shetland has surprised evolutionary biologists. 
Coco-de-mer seed
BBC Wildlife section editor Sarah McPherson answers your wild question.
Dominique West, Dr Paul Hills, Dr Gary Stafford and Martin Smit
A major project is underway in South Africa to rescue the paintbrush lily.
Machineel tree in the Galápagos Islands
BBC Wildlife section editor Sarah McPherson answers your wild question. 
Orchids are commonly found in wildflower meadows
The UK has lost 97 per cent of its meadow habitat since the 1940s. Discover more about this beautiful habitat, thanks to Plantlife.
The seeds of Karomia gigas
First database of all tree species on Earth has been created. 
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