Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Melbourne on 12 October 1946.
Both of his degrees are from the University of Melbourne and his doctoral thesis was Geographic variation in Eucalyptus globulus Labill. He later became a lecturer in Geography at the University of Tasmania, where he engaged in a survey of Tasmanian coastal heathlands, the long-term impact of fire and mowing on the invasion of alien plants in Themeda grassland in Hobart and in studies of geographic variation and hybridization in Eucalyptus.Source: Extracted from: Hall, N. (1978) Botanists of the eucalypts. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Melbourne