Ph.D. student Pélagie Mbandu Luzolawo benefited from the support from the IPS Endowment Fund for her inventory of the native palms of the Democratic Republic of Congo. She explored the central and eastern regions of the country, where more than 25 species of palms have been reported.
Pélagie collecting Raphia gentiliana.
Photo courtesy of Fred Stauffer.
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