An alphabetical list of plant species cultivated in the Cibodas Botanical Garden (2000) shows the richness of this garden in the wet highland and montane climate at 1425 m alt. of W Java: 180 families, 579 genera, 1120 species represented by 6001 specimens Darwin Initiative Papuan Plant Diversity Project — It is now eleven months since the project’s inception and the UK coordinator, Mr. D. Hicks, has recently returned to Kew from his first visit to Manokwari, Papua (formerly Irian Jaya). The project aims to assist in the renovation of Herbarium Manokwariense.