Montgomery Botanical Center was pleased to host Dr. Liliana Katinas and Dr. Jorge Crisci of the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, in the Arthur Montgomery Guesthouse while they studied at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s Herbarium with Dr. Lauren Raz.

Drs. Katinas and Crisci are world-recognized authorities in biogeography and have authored Historical Biogeography: An Introduction (Harvard University Press). While here, Dr. Katinas and Dr. Crisci presented a public lecture at Montgomery Botanical Center: Southern South American Phytogeography.

Montgomery Botanical Center hosts scientists, educators, students, and researchers at the Arthur Montgomery Guesthouse while they study Montgomery Botanical’s scientific plant collections. Since 1991, on-site researchers from over 40 nations and every continent have stayed at the Guesthouse.