Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born at Launceston, Tas., in 1870 and died at West Maitland, N.S.W., on 26 September 1942.
He commenced work as a pharmacist and c. 1900 was living in the Kalgoorlie area, W.A., and sold botanical specimens to the British Museum. Later he qualified as a doctor (Edinburgh 1906) and practised medicine in Tasmania and New South Wales.
He is honoured in the name Eucalyptus websteriana Maiden (1916) and was also collector of the type.Sources: Extracted from: Hall, N. (1978) Botanists of the eucalypts, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Melbourne; Australian Plant Census (2013).