This issue highlights some historical achievements (Joe Hibbard’s Master Plan of the landscape has been implemented for 30 years and Long-term China Cycad Research and Collaborations are ongoing – pages 6-7), and some new achievements (New Species Zamia orinoquiensis – page 3), as well as updates on the latest expeditions around the world (Borassus aethiopum research in Sao Tome – page 5).
New young scholars continue their fellowship at Montgomery Botanical Center while continuing to advance the next generation of botanical and horticultural knowledge. Judy Kay, the original Seedbank Coordinator of Montgomery’s Seedbank program, left a generous bequest to continue supporting the program (page 10). The Seedbank has now been officially named the Judy Kay Seedbank.
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