Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born 1959, died in Perth, WA, 8 August 2006
Jenny trained with Pauline Ladiges at the University of Melbourne, Australia, before undertaking a postdoc at Harvard and moving to Western Australia. She will be remembered from her time there and at the University of WA, as well as her multiple visits to Kew and other herbaria.
Before her death from cancer, Jenny worked on the systematics of legumes, specially the Australian genus Jacksonia. She taught at both undergrad and postgrad level at the University of Western Australia, supervising a series of PhD students working on groups that included Malvaceae, Proteaceae, Stylidiaceae & Ericaceae.
Source: Kristina Lemson (Edith Cowan University), message posted to Taxacom e-mail list, 11/8/2006