Born in Adelaide, South Australia, on 13 June 1941, died in a road accident in Somalia, 24 January 1984.
Botanist in charge of the Alice Springs Herbarium (NT) from 1967 until 1984. His research interests were mainly in ecology, but he contributed to the taxonomy of Cycas, Hakea and other Northern Territory plants. His Australian herbarium at NT was largely transferred to DNA. Collections from Oman are in ON.
Extracted from: A.E.Orchard (1999) A History of Systematic
Botany in Australia, in Flora of Australia Vol.1, 2nd ed.,
ABRS. [consult for source references]