Audio tour: Pollinators of the Palm House

Hear from our experts about the remarkable Palm House at Kew and the plants and pollinators housed within.

A bee on a pink flower

Embark on our audio tour

1. Welcome

2. Giant cycad (Encephalartos altensteinii)

3. Traveller's palm (Ravenala madagascariensis)

4. Tamarind tree (Tamarindus indica)

5. Banana (Musa acuminata ‘Gros Michel’)

6. Mango (Mangifera indica) and macadamia (Macadamia integrifolia)

7. Betel nut palm (Areca catechu)

8a. Vanilla orchid (Vanilla x tahitensis) and ivory palm (Phytelephas macrocarpa)

8b. Edmond Albius

9. Cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao)

10. Lobster claws (Heliconia rostrata)

Supporting information



This audio tour was produced with support from Earwax, a sound and performance platform for artists of marginalised genders.