1. How do Allen Raynor and Robert Gallen decide who to interview in their work for the New York Botanic Garden?

  2. How do Allen and Robert obtain Latin names for the plants they collect?

  3. Have Allen and Robert encountered plants for which they could not get local names?

  4. Is local cultural knowledge finite or infinite?

  5. What color are the flowers on Araucaria columnaris?

  6. Can nutmeg grow on Pohnpei?

  7. The leaf we chew with betelnut, black pepper, and sakau all have something botanical in common, what is it?

  8. List some of the features that distinguish a cycad from a palm.