Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Roger Spencer (BSc (Hons.), MSc, PhD, Cert, Gard.) has worked at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne for over 30 years.
He is Senior Horticultural Botanist and has written many popular and scientific articles on horticultural topics including books on Elms, Grey and Silver Foliage Plants and Plant Names. Most recently, he completed the 5-volume Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia which is the most comprehensive source of information about the history and nomenclature or cultivated plants in the state of Victoria.
Source: Extracted from: Australian Plants, Vol.26, No.11, June 2012
Portrait Photo: Extracted from: Australian Plants, Vol.26, No.11, June 2012