Join us for our fourth webinar with Dr. Dransfield and the Madagascar Giant Suicide Palm: A tale of tiger prawns, carbon sequestration and internet chat. Tahina spectabilis (Madagascar Giant Suicide Palm) is a species of gigantic palm that is found only in the Analalava District of northwestern Madagascar. It can grow 18 m (59 ft) tall and has leaves over 5 m (16 ft) across. Listen in on is history and discovery.
In 1970 John Dransfield obtained his PhD on Peninsular Malaysian palms in Cambridge, UK, under the supervision of Professor E.J.H. Corner. He then took up a . . .