November 2013 Newsletter

Dear IPS Members and Friends:
This email launches a monthly outreach to bring you news and information about the International Palm Society.

Copernicia in Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, photo courtesy of Scott Zona

News in the Palm World
A spectacular, never-before-seen palm genus has been discovered in Colombia. Read about it here (photos included):
An article about its serendipitous discovery will appear in PALMS 58(1).

Biennial Registration is Now Open!
Registration​ is now open for the 2014 IPS Biennial in South Florida and Key West, May 24 – 30, 2014. The complete itinerary and registration information can be found on and keep in mind, the early registration discount will end January 3, 2014.

The above photo of Copernicia baileyana, C. macroglossa and C. hospita provides a glimpse of the wonderful palms in store for attendees.

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