Explore a beautiful botanical world that’s intriguing and always full of surprises
There’s a fascinating world waiting to be explored at the World of Plants. Find out how plants disperse their seeds, how mushrooms benefit rainforest communities and how plants adapt to adverse environments. Enjoy the sights of flowers and fruits in bloom, learn how to identify different tree species and even see some of the most primitive plants in the world!
Tree leaves and flowers may be out of reach but if you want to find out the name of a plant, the texture of its bark may hold important clues.
Get into character as the iconic caterpillar of Alice in Wonderland and sit on top of one of our vibrant mushrooms while you look up at the bugs on the tent above. Learn about how creepy crawlies and fungi work together to decompose forest remains.
Make friends with our impressive hornbill, curious pangolin and other super-sized jungle friends made of the living foliage of the Indian Laurel (Ficus microcarpa) and learn how these animals are vital to forest health.
Cycads are amongst the oldest evolved plants in the world and evolved hundreds of millions of years ago!
The Double Coconut Palm (Lodoicea maldivica) bears the largest seed in the world, and its nuts can weigh more than 15kg.
Cannonball Trees are dispersed by Peccaries that eat the fruits and deposit the seeds through their faeces.