Principes 1997

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Vol. 41, No. 1

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Front cover:  Date palm plantation, Kitna, Oman
Back cover:  Lad on burro with "arganas" woven from leaves of Coccothrinax argentata (left) and Sabal domingensis (right)
Photos are not to be used elsewhere without permission. All rights reserved.

Contents for January 1997

Seed Characteristics of African Accessions of Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis)
O. Rohani, N. Rajanaidu, and S. Jalani
Susceptibility of Palms to Lethal Yellowing:  Two Species of Veitchia
F.W. Howard and N.A. Harrison
This article available online
The Utility of Palms in the Cultural Landscape of the Dominican Republic
Oscar H. Horst
Phoenix dactylifera in the United Arab Emirates
Michael Otier
The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne -- 150 Years
Mark Wuschke
Economically Important Rattans of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Stephen F. Siebert
Palm Conservation Action Plan Completed
Callus Formation from Inflorescences in Rhapis excelsa
M. Daquinta, O. Concepcion, R. Trujillo, Isabel Cobo, Maritza Escalona, and C. Borroto
Observations on Abnormal Developmental Patterns of Axillary Buds in Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera)
Moawia Elaiderous Mohamed

Vol. 41, No. 2

April 1997 front coverApril 1997 back cover

Front cover:  Guihaia argyrata, habit
Back cover:  Guihaia grossefibrosa, displaying the white underside of the leaf

Contents for April 1997

A New Species of Heterospathe from Fiji
Dylan Fuller, John L. Dowe, and Michael F. Doyle
Guihaia in Cultivation:  A Case of Mistaken Identities
John Dransfield and Scott Zona
This article available online!
"Palm Trees Shivering in a Surrey Shrubbery" -- A History of Subtropical Gardening
Jim Reynolds
Coccothrinax barbadensis in Antigua
Carlo Morici
Palm Communities in Western Ecuador
Finn Borschsenius
Factors Affecting the Distribution of a Threatened Madagascar Palm Species Dypsis decaryi
Joelisoa Ratsirarson and John A. Silander, J.r

Vol. 41, No. 3

July 1997 front coverJuly 1997 back cover

Front cover:  Copernicia ekmanii along the shores of the Caribbean Sea in northwestern Haiti.  Photo by Joel C. Timyan
Back cover:  Dypsis acaulis growing beside a stream in lowland rain forest in the Masoala Peninsula, Madagascar.  Photo by John Dransfield

Contents for July 1997

Raphia taedigera in the Amazon Estuary
Judith Carney and Mario Hiraoka
Embryology of Chamaedorea elegans (Arecaceae):  Microsporangium, Microsporogenesis, and Microgametogensis
Enriqueta Gonzalez-Cervantes, Alajandro Martinez Mena, Hermilo J. Quero and Judith Marquez-Guzman
Dypsis acaulis
John Dransfield
Hunting for Mr. Straw Man
Joel C. Timyan, Charles E.Hubbuch, and Suzanne Michal
This article available online
Rattans and Rheophytes -- Palms of the Mubi River
William J. Baker
Len Brass and His Contribution to Palm Discoveries in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands
Paul I. Forster

Vol. 41, No. 4

October 1997 front coverOctober 1997 back cover

Front cover:  Trachycarpus oreophilus
Back cover:  Woodturnings from palm endocarps and seeds (all turnings by Gene Doren,  photo first appeared in the book The Art of the Lathe, courtesy of Chapelle Publishing)

Contents for October 1997

Name changes -- a necessary nuisance
William J. Baker
Ecological Amplitudes of Ecuadorian Palms
Finn Borchsenius and Flemming Skov
This article available online
Vegetable Ivory and Other Palm Nuts/Seeds as an Art/Craft Medium
Eugene T. Doren
Wallichia disticha in Thailand
John Dransfield
A Revision of Linospadix in Australia, with the Description of a New Species
John L. Dowe and Anthony K. Irvine
Trachycarpus oreophilus -- The Thailand Trachycarpus
Martin Gibbons and Tobias W. Spanner



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