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Attraction: Glasgow Botanic Gardens
The Botanic Gardens is known internationally for its impressive glass
houses and extensive tropical and temperate plant collections from
around the world.
Palace Glasshouse – This is an “A” listed 19th century, curvilinear iron
structure of exquisite design and form.
* Main Range of glasshouses – This is a Victorian glasshouse originally
built in teak in the early 1880s and has recently been restored.
** There are several significant plant collections including:
Large collection of tropical orchids
National collection of begonia species
National collection of tree ferns (Dicksoniaceae) in Kibble Palace
Extensive tropical plant collections including economic plants in Main