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The Montgomery Botanical Center is dedicated to plant research collections with an emphasis on palms and cycads.  They have been very generous with PSST by sending us seeds for distribution to our members.  The following is a list of seeds we have received from MBC. 

Date Quantity Plant name
June 2003 100 Syagrus botryophora
June 2003 200 Arenga australasica
June 2003 100 Bismarckia nobilis
June 2003 100 Coccothrinax barbadensis
June 2003 100 Encephalartos ferox (CITES permit required for international export)
June 2002 25 Microcycas calocoma (these seeds required immediate planting and were never available at a meeting.  Unfortunately, every seed failed to germinate.)
March 2002 15 Encephalartos ferox
March 2002 75 Encephalartos gratus
September 2001 35 Cycas taitungensis - very cold tolerant, found growing in high elevations of Taiwan.  Does well in semi-shade
August 2001 12 Nypa fruticans
October 2000 25 Bismarckia nobilis
October 2000 50 Syagrus sp (cearensis Noblick sp. nov)
August 2000 75 Zombia antillarum
March 2000 100 Encephalartos gratus
March 2000 50 Encephalartos hildebrantii
January 2000 100 Dioon spinulosum
August 1999 500 Zombia antillarum
August 1999 200 Zombia antillarum
August 1999 200 Zombia antillarum (each batch had different pollination numbers)
July 1999 50 Coccothrinax aff macroglossa
July 1999 50 Gastrococos crispa
July 1999 100 Hydriastele sp.
July 1999 50 Syagrus coronata
July 1999 50 Acrocomia aculeata

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