Palm Conservation Study

Palm Conservation Study

Our international project is now a cover story! Students and staff from Montgomery Botanical Center, Carmabi Foundation, BonBèrdè, Echo, FIU School of Environment, Arts and Society, and Aeres Hogeschool Wageningen found every native palm on Bonaire and Curacao.Thank...
Spring/Summer 2019 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2019 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2019 – Volume 27, Number 1 Read the latest issue of our newsletter here. Michael Calonje and his colleagues found a new cycad in a remote part of Colombia and on pages 6 and 7, he shares their story.  Joanna Tucker-Lima relates her recent...
Fall/Winter 2018 Newsletter

Fall/Winter 2018 Newsletter

This issue highlights a new Plant Exploration Fund (page 3). Lin Lougheed, the Fund’s Founder, will give a matching gift of $100,000 to encourage others who
believe in the irreplaceable value of plants to contribute to the Fund. If you are inclined to support plant exploration, this is a good year to donate to the fund, since your donation will be matched.

For updates on reseach being conducting on Brazilian palms see pages 4-5, more research updates on other projects being conducted at Montgomery Botanical Center can be found on page 6, and to read more about our 10 new staff members see page 7!

Montgomery Botanical Center publishes two newsletters a year to keep our supporters and collaborators up to date and informed. To read more about how Montgomery Botanical Center meets our mission of “Advancing Research, Conservation, and Education through Scientific Plant Collections” please see our newsletters online.

MBC Featured in SoMi Magazine

MBC Featured in SoMi Magazine

Montgomery Botanical Center is featured in the August/September (Vol XIII) issue of SoMi Magazine. Donna Shelley gives a history of the property and highlights the current activities of the MBC scientists, researchers, and staff. On a steamy sidewalk in Miami’s...
Novel Fiber in the Leaves of Dioon!

Novel Fiber in the Leaves of Dioon!

A new paper has been published in the International Journal of Plant Sciences by Tracy Magellan, Patrick Griffith, Barry Tomlinson, Brett Huggett, and Alison Ricciardi on types of fibers in the cycad Dioon. This paper is a continuation in a series of cycad anatomy...
Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2018 – Volume 26, Number 1 Read the latest issue of our newsletter here.This issue highlights a search for the Cacheito Palm (pages 6-7) and updates on research being conducted on Cuban cycads (pages 4-5). This year we added two new National...