December 12, 2013

Speaker: James Clugston, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Date & time: Thursday, December 12, at 2:00 PM. (Reception with refreshments at 2:00 PM, talk from 2:30-3:15 PM.)

Location: Nixon Smiley Meeting Room, Montgomery Botanical Center, 11901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156

About the presentation: Dioon is the most basal genus in the cycad family Zamiaceae. During this talk James will share his findings on how Dioon leaflet cuticular micromorphology relates to taxonomy and to climate differences between Florida and Mexico. This research was carried out at Montgomery Botanical Center and the Institute for Ecology in Xalapa, Mexico.

Brought to you with the support of the City of Coral Gables and the Kelly Foundation.