After the World Palm Symposium, on Friday the 14th, will happen the Palm Identification workshop. The course will be taught by Henrik Balslev and Vincent Fehr, and will take place in the Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro, one of the main tourist spots in the city.
To subscribe, you must be previously registered at the World Palm Symposium. After, access your registration area and select the workshop.
The workshop registration is free and limitted (20 vacancies only - the vacancie is only confirmed when the registration for the event is paid).
IDENTIFICATION OF PALMS WORKSHOP - VII WPS
INSTRUCTORS: Henrik Balslev and Vincent Fehr
PLACE: Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden
TIME: 14 August | 9h until 16h
9h - 12h - Morning session
Demonstration of important literature for palm identification;
Lecture on palm morphology and terminology of the different palms parts.
13h - 16h - Afternoon session
Identification of palms in the living collection of Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden;
Demonstration of how to collect palms for herbarium specimens.