Palms (formerly Principes) 2003

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Vol. 47, No. 1

Front cover:  Phoenix, Baia de Sao Francisco, Santiago, Republic of Cape Verde. Photo Bill J. Baker
Back cover:  This towering stand of Washingtonia filifera was a memorable sight for IPS members attending the 2002 Biennial in France. 
Photos are not to be used elsewhere without permission. All rights reserved.

Contents for Volume 47(1) Palms

Phoenix in the Cape Verde Islands  This article online
S. Henderson, I. Gomes, S. Gomes and W. Baker
The Functions of Hooked Fibers on Euterpe Endocarps
S. Moegenburg
2002 Biennial and Post Tour  This article online
K. Maidman
Dypsis turkii
J. Dransfield
Palm Management for Leaf Harvest:  a New Method to Produce White Leaves from the Date Palm
S. Orts Perez and J.A. Lopez Jimenez
Palm Heart Extraction in Zahamena, Eastern Madagascar
A. Byg and H. Balslev
Germination Characteristics of Fresh and Dried Hyophorbe lagenicaulis Seeds
C.B. Wood and H.W. Pritchard

Vol. 47, No. 2

Front cover:  Rhapis humilis.  RBG Kew, accession no 1973-12600.  Photo:  A. McRobb, RBG Kew
Back cover:  Cluster of mature Pseudophoenix sargentii palms tagged for monitoring in the "Upper Class" population on Dominica.


Contents for Volume 47(2) Palms

Pseudophoenix sargentii in Dominica This article online

A. James

A Revision of Rhapis, the Lady Palms
L.H. Hastings
Seed Biology of Palms:  A Review
A. Orozco-Segovia, A.I. Batis, M. Roja-Arechiga and A. Mendoza
Pollination Biology of Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens) in Southwestern Florida This article online
M.E. Carrington, T. Gottfried and J.J. Mullahey
Relationship between Mauritia flexuosa and Eupalamides cyparissias in the Peruvian Amazon
C. Delgado and G. Couturier
Pritchardia pacifica Crown Droop
M.H. Chapin and J. Ooka
Borassus heineanus from Papua New Guinea -- A Haunted Palm?
A. Kjaer   This article online
Anomalous Crown Growth in Pritchardia napaliensis
M.H. Chapin and S.P. Perlman

Vol. 47, No. 3

Front cover:  Syagrus amara, a native palm of Dominica.  Photo:  A. James
Back cover:  Trachycarpus geminisectus growing on a limestone hill, Chong To Tien, Vietnam.

Contents for Volume 47(3) Palms

Palm Leaves as Writing Material:  History and Method of Processing in Kerala
P.K. Padmadumar, V.B. Sreekumar, V.V. Rangan and C. Renuka
Remembrances of Kennth C. Foster
Donald R. Hodel
Pollination in the Coco-de-Mer, Lodoicea maldivica
J. Gerlach
A New Stoloniferous Pinanga from Peninsular Malaysia
Saw Leng Guan
Trachycarpus geminisectus, the Eight Peaks Fan Palm, a New Species from Vietnam
Martin Gibbons, Tobias W. Spanner, Nguyen Van Du, and Phuong Anh
The Native Palms of Dominica
Scott Zona, Arlington James and Katherine Maidman
Tracking Down Alcide d'Obigny's Chonta Palm in Bolivia
Francis Kahn


Vol. 47, No. 4

Front cover:  A male plant of Borassus madagascariensis in a field of maize in Madagascar.  Photo:  R. Bayton
Back cover:  The fruits of Pritchardia viscosa shine with a sticky natural varnish.  Hawaii is the center of diversity for the genus Pritchardia and is the site for the 2004 IPS Biennial and Post Tour.  Photo:  J. Dransfield


Contents for Volume 47(4) Palms

Effect of Leaf Removal and Tie Up on Juvenile, Transplanted Canary Island Date Palms (Phoenix canariensis) and Queen Palms (Syagrus romanzoffiana)

Donald R. Hodel, Dennis R. Pittenger, A. James Downder and William E. Richie

Indigenous Management Practices of Golpata (Nypa fruticans) in Local Plantations in Southern Bangladesh

Md. Danesh Miah, Romel Ahmed and Sheikh Jahidul Islam

Studies on the Establishment of Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera 'Deglet Noor') Offshoots.  Part I.  Observations on Root Development and Leaf Growth

Donald R. Hodel and Dennis R. Pittenger

Studies on the Establishment of Date Palm (Phoenx dactylifera 'Deglet Noor') Offshoots.  Part II.  Size of Offshoot.

Donald R. Hodel and Dennis R. Pittenger

A Re-Examination of Borassus in Madagascar

Ross P. Bayton, Caleb Obunyali and Rolland Ranaivojaona



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