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Aaron Bean

Many years of expertise in the Central Mackay Coast Bio-region plants. My role in the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens involves the curation and management of the living collection. The collection is a showcase of the bio-regional flora to the Mackay coast and the mountain ranges that surround Mackay, QLD. As a professional horticulturalist I provide an in-depth knowledge of horticultural practises involved with the locale plant species.

Aaron's work profile

Aaron works in the following sector(s): Other government agency

Aaron's primary institution is: Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

Aaron's position is: Living Collections Officer

Aaron's work in taxonomy 

Aaron has the following roles: Collecting, Specimen preparation, Identification, Collection Management, Public Outreach

Aaron's skills are in Species delimitation, Other

Aaron works on the taxonomy of Plants, Flowering Plants, Cycads,

Aaron is happy to be contacted for the following reasons:

Contact from others in the taxonomy community regarding taxonomy-related issues

Contact from members of the public for advice in areas of expertise (but not for identifications)

Contact from members of the public for identifications in areas of expertise

Contact re potential citizen science projects that could contribute to taxonomic research

Contact by prospective students and others who could benefit from mentorship

Use the button below to contact Aaron for one of the reasons above. Please don't make contact for any other reason.