Dear IPS Members and Friends:
This email launches a monthly outreach to bring you news and information about the International Palm Society.
News in the Palm World
A spectacular, never-before-seen palm genus has been discovered in Colombia. Read about it here (photos included): http://www.mapress.com/phytotaxa/content/2013/f/pt00144p044.pdf
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 www.palms.org 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.