Society Information

  • Name: Bermuda Botanical Society
  • We are a non-profit registered charity, and rely on the voluntary and unpaid assistance from our Executive Committee, Members and the Community.
  • Established: September 1985
  • Registered Charity Number: 249
  • Contact:
    • Post Office Box 2116
    • City of Hamilton HM JX Bermuda


Jennifer Flood
Jennifer Flood (President)
Marijke Peterich
Marijke Peterich

Not pictured – Lallitah Durgah

Peter Lee
Peter Lee (Vice-President)
Lara du Plessis
Lara du Plessis
Marlie Powell
Marlie Powell

The Bermuda Botanical Society is run by an Executive Committee, elected each year by members at the Annual General Meeting. Any member of the Society can stand for election.

Events & Activities

Upcoming and past events


International Year of Plant Health 2020

Plant health is increasingly under threat.

Plants are the source of the air we breathe and most of the food we eat, yet we often don’t think about keeping them healthy. This can have devastating results. FAO estimates that up to 40% of food crops are lost due to plant pests and diseases annually. This leaves millions of people without enough food to eat and seriously damages agriculture – the primary source of income for rural poor communities

Find out more at including what you can do to help.   http://www.fao.org/plant-health-2020/about/en/
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Buttonwood, Conocarpus erectus, a hardy Bermuda native, is flowering profusely at the moment. The small green caterpillar - probably one of the Palipita species - which attacks the growing shoots of the buttonwood in spring, is also feeding on the flowers. When they pupate they make a 'nest' of dead material and silken threads. Be interesting to know when the moth was first noticed in Bermuda ... See MoreSee Less
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Not commonly seen the male cone of the Cycad revoluta - and this is the first time I have seen a bee entering the cone to find pollen! ... See MoreSee Less
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