The Australian Taxonomy
I am Chief Botanist at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and Director of the National Herbarium of Victoria that houses the State Botanical Collection. Building and enhancing the collection and then making this accessible is a passion. By training I am a Palaeobotanist and have worked on fossils from the Permian to Cenozoic.
David's work profile
David works in the following sector(s): Collections Institution
David's primary institution is: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
David's position is: Executive Director Science
David's work in taxonomy
David has the following roles: Collecting, Identification, Research, Collection Management, Institution Management, Editing publishing and reviewing
David's skills are in Species delimitation, Phylogenetics, Nomenclature, Biogeography
David works on the taxonomy of Plants, Conifers,
David 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)
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