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Royal Botanic Gardens
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, usually referred to as Kew Gardens, comprises 121 hectares of gardens and botanical glasshouses between Richmond and Kew in Richmond upon Thames in southwest London, England.
“The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew” and the brand name “Kew” are also used as umbrella terms for the institution that runs both the gardens at Kew and Wakehurst Place gardens in Sussex.
The director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, William Turner Thiselton Dyer is responsible for the world’s largest collection of living plants.