About the Society



The South Florida Palm Society is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to disseminate information about and encourage interest in palms and the use of these plants.  The South Florida Palm Society uses its funds to help support local botanical gardens, individual scientific research expeditions or projects, conservation and planting projects and educational efforts. The palm society was chartered in 1982.

General Meetings:

We invite you to attend our local Society meetings held throughout the year, as well as our periodic field trips to interesting palm gardens and habitats. The meetings are free and open to the public. Our regular meetings are held in Room A of the Corbin Educational Building at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156 at 7:00 pm on the first Monday of every even-numbered month. Information about our meetings and other events can also be received free of charge. To request to be added to our email mailings, submit requests to:



The SFPS cares about the information you provide us and we respect and protect your online privacy. Absolutely no personal information is ever collected or maintained on this website. Separate from this website, the SFPS secretary maintains an email mailing list for communicating with our members. To be on the mailing list, members must submit to us their email addresses. This information is not shared with any third parties.

Board of Directors:



SFPS Official Documents


Standing Rules

SFPS Charter and Amendments