A beautiful new species of palm discovered by Kew botanists in Madagascar's newest protected area.
Heterospathe barfodii is a critically endangered palm from Papua New Guinea with a striking white crownshaft and maroon young flowering stems.
Adonidia maturbongsii is a solitary palm recently discovered on Biak Island in Indonesia and considered to be Endangered.
Large enough to be visible in satellite imagery, dimaka is an enormous 'self-destructive' palm that remained undetected by science until 2007.
Although Darwin described the Chilean wine palm as a 'very ugly tree', many consider it to be one of the world's most magnificent palms.
A spectacular new species of canopy palm, recently discovered by Kew botanists in the remote Western Province of Papua New Guinea.
This stunning new species of palm was discovered by Kew botanists in Madagascar's newest protected area.
A highly threatened new species of stemless palm discovered by Kew botanists on the edge of Madagascar's newest protected area.
A clustering palm, with leaflets that look as though they have been 'nibbled', Dypsis gronophyllum is known only from the Vondrozo area of south-east Madagascar.
This dwarf palm from Madagascar is threatened by forest destruction. It is only known from three sites, and fewer than fifty Dypsis brevicaulis plants have been found in the wild.