Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Bega, New South Wales, on 6 March 1889, died at Kangaroo Point, Queensland, on 2 January 1959.
Appointed Assistant Government Botanist at the Queensland Herbarium in 1919,
and promoted to Government Botanist in 1950 on the death of C.T.White,
retiring in 1954. Perhaps best known for writing two editions of Australian
Rainforest Trees (1929, 1951).
His herbarium is at BRI, with duplicates in A.
Source: 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]
Data from 1,410 specimens