Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Neil Marriott is a conservationist and horticulturalist, starting his career in horticulture with the establishment of the White Gums Nursery in Stawell (Vic.).
Neil is (in 2012) actively involved in the promotion and use of Australian plants through the Australian Plants Society (Vic.) and was President from 2001-2004 and Conservation Officer from 2004-2010. He is also the current ANPSA Conservation Officer.
Marriott has written extensively especially on the subject Grevillea, and is about to publish a major reference with Peter Olde on Grevillea hybrids and cultivars.
Source: Extracted from: Australian Plants, Vol.26, No.11, June 2012
Portrait Photo: by M.Fagg (2012)