Kelly Botanical Research Fellow and Palm Expert, Dr. Fred Stauffer, Offers Lecture in Nell’s House and Studies West African Palm at MBC.

Title: West African Palms, and new results on the Hyphaene project.

Speaker: Dr. Fred Stauffer is Curator at Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève, Switzerland.

Time and date: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

Location: Montgomery Botanical Center, Nell’s House Living Room.

About the Presentation: Dr. Stauffer will give a presentation including many nice pictures of the palms of West Africa and lots of ethnobotany of how these are used by locals. There will be many pictures of poorly known palms.

Dr. Fred Stauffer is a Kelly Botanical Research Fellow at MBC. The Kelly Foundation’s generous support of this program allows experts from around the world to make use of the MBC living collections for their scholarship, and to share their findings with the botanical community, students and the public through lectures. Please join MBC in thanking the Kelly Foundation for their support of plant research and education. This lecture was also brought to you with the support of the City of Coral Gables.