Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born Melbourne, 18 July 1918. Died Brisbane, 30 August 1994.
Harold Caulfield was Curator of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens 1956-79. He wrote horticultural columns in journals and daily papers and presented horticultural programs on radio.
He began his career in a Melbourne nursery, then Melbourne Botanic Gardens 1930s, sergeant in 2/11 Field Artillery during World War II, returned to Melbourne Botanic Gardens, then became a plant propagator at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens.
Curator, Brisbane Botanic Gardens 1956-79, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens 1979-82.
Foundation President, Society for Growing Australian Plants.
Source: Extracted from: Encyclopedia of Australian Science website: http://www.eoas.info/biogs/P002294b.htm
Portrait Photo: extracted from: https://brisbanehistorywest.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/botanic-gardens-mt-coot-tha.pdf
Data from 484 specimens