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Dr. Scott Zona

Curator

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Direct Phone: (305) ***-****       

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10901 Old Cutler Road

Coral Gables, Florida 33156

United States

Company Description

Established in 1938 and comprising 85 acres in Miami, Fla., Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. The world-renowned plant collections featu ... more

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Employment History

Curator of the Greenhouses
Florida International University

Chairperson
IUCN

Education

B.S.
horticulture
University of Florida

M.S.
botany
University of Florida

Ph.D.
botany
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden and Claremont Graduate University

Web References (194 Total References)


Pacific Horticulture Society |

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Scott Zona

Scott Zona, PhD, is a botanist with a long-standing interest in palms. He is co-editor of Palms, the journal of the International Palm Society and resides in Miami, Florida, where, sadly, Jubaea chilensis will not thrive. He is curator of the greenhouses at Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences.


Newsletter - February 2012 - Dade Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society

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"Palm-spotting around Florida" Scott Zona, Conservatory & Greenhouse Curator, Florida International University.

Well-known tropical plant and palm expert Dr. Scott Zona will tell us about the wonder of palms in South Florida and beyond, and how to recognize our native palm species.
Scott Zona is Florida International University's Conservatory & Greenhouse Curator. He holds a B.S. in horticulture and an M.S. in botany from the University of Florida. His Ph.D. in botany is from Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden and Claremont Graduate University, California. He has explored for plants in Florida, California, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Bermuda, Pacific islands, Indonesia, Malaysia and Madagascar. His interests are in horticulture and the taxonomic diversity of tropical plants, especially palms, salvias and woody ornamentals. He has over 130 publications, both scientific and popular, on palms and other tropical plants. He is coauthor of the forthcoming revised edition of the Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms (Timber Press, 2012). Scott is co-editor of the International Palm Society's quarterly journal, PALMS. He gardens in South Miami, where, ironically, his favorite palm, Jubaea chilensis, will not grow.


November 2008 - Dade Chapter Florida Native Plant Society Newsletter

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Jan.21: "New Perspectives on Native Palms of The FL Keys" Scott Zona, Curator of Greenhouses and Conservatory, FIU.


January 2009 - Dade Chapter Florida Native Plant Society Newsletter

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Jan. 21: "New Perspectives on Native Palms of The FL Keys" - Scott Zona, Curator of Greenhouses and Conservatory, FIU.


Newsletter - February 2012 - Dade Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society

dade.fnpschapters.org [cached]

"Palm-spotting around Florida" Scott Zona, Conservatory & Greenhouse Curator, Florida International University.

Well-known tropical plant and palm expert Dr. Scott Zona will tell us about the wonder of palms in South Florida and beyond, and how to recognize our native palm species.
Scott Zona is Florida International University's Conservatory & Greenhouse Curator. He holds a B.S. in horticulture and an M.S. in botany from the University of Florida. His Ph.D. in botany is from Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden and Claremont Graduate University, California. He has explored for plants in Florida, California, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Bermuda, Pacific islands, Indonesia, Malaysia and Madagascar. His interests are in horticulture and the taxonomic diversity of tropical plants, especially palms, salvias and woody ornamentals. He has over 130 publications, both scientific and popular, on palms and other tropical plants. He is coauthor of the forthcoming revised edition of the Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms (Timber Press, 2012). Scott is co-editor of the International Palm Society's quarterly journal, PALMS. He gardens in South Miami, where, ironically, his favorite palm, Jubaea chilensis, will not grow.

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