Lucy T Smith
botanical artist

Calamus species

Ten new species of Calamus palms from New Guinea were described last week (24th April) by Dr Bill Baker and Dr John Dransfield at Kew recently. Out of a total of 62 known species in New Guinea, they have now described over half of them, and I have illustrated all of those!

Phytotaxa - More new rattans from New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, Baker and Dransfield