Zamia Phylogeny!

Zamia Phylogeny!

Zamia Phylogeny! A paper outlining the evolutionary history of the neotropical cycad genus Zamia has recently been published in the International Journal of Plant Sciences. The paper was led by MBC’s cycad biologist Michael Calonje as part of his Ph.D....
The Very First Zamia!

The Very First Zamia!

The Very First Zamia!  Zamia nelliae — named after our founder, Nell Montgomery — is the first confirmed Zamia fossil. Illustration by Michelle Barros, based on the study by Erdei et al., linked...
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...