Botany Curator Heidi Meudt and colleagues have published a paper on what is special about the diversification of plants on islands, based on an investigation of the five best-studied island archipelagos, including New Zealand. Read on to find out more about their findings on the role of whole genome duplication – also known as polyploidy – in these island floras.
My last few blogs let you know where you will see Te Papa’s collection items on display at other places. Today I am going to let you know where to see some of our paintings in places you would not necessarily expect to find them. Next time you are in