International Center for Tropical Botany Centers & Institutes (Florida Board of Governors)

The International Center for Tropical Botany (ICTB), a collaboration between Florida International University and the National Tropical Botanic Garden (NTBG), is dedicated to the study of tropical plants and the resources they provide. The ICTBs goal is to develop solutions that ensure the conservation and sustainable use of tropical plants in order to preserve tropical plant diversity for posterity. The ICTB will provide research based knowledge and tools to preserve and sustainably use tropical plants and will foster programs to educate future generations of tropical plant biologists.