John Green (botanist)

John Green (botanist)

Infobox Scientist
box_width = 26em
name = John William Green

image_size = 200 px
caption =
birth_date = birth date and age|1930|10|7
birth_place = Waverley, New South Wales, Australia
death_date =
death_place =
residence = Canberra, Australia
citizenship = Australian
nationality =
ethnicity =
fields = Botany
workplaces = Western Australian Herbarium
University of New England
Forest Research Institute
Western Australian Herbarium
alma_mater =
doctoral_advisor =
academic_advisors =
doctoral_students =
notable_students =
known_for = his plant taxa publications
author_abbrev_bot = J.W.Green
author_abbrev_zoo =
influences =
influenced =
awards =
religion =

footnotes =

John William Green (born 10 July 1930 in Waverley, New South Wales) is an Australian botanist.


Green began his botanical career in 1954 as assistant botanist in the Western Australian Herbarium. He remained in that position until 1958, in his final year serving as botanical adviser to phytochemical surveys in the southwest. He then took up a position at the University of New England at Armidale, New South Wales until 1963, when he moved to Canberra, unitially as an academic, and after 1966 as a researcher at the Forest Research Institute. In 1970 he moved to Ontario, Canada, taking up a post as professor at the Laurentian University.

In 1975, Green returned to Australia, taking on the post of curator to the Western Australian Herbarium. He held that position until 1987. During this time he oversaw the introduction of database systems for management of collections.

Plant taxa publications

Green has published a number of plant taxa, among which the following are still current:

*"Tersonia cyathiflora" (Button Creeper)
*"Conostylis aculeata" subsp. "rhipidion"
*"Conostylis argentea"
*"Conostylis crassinerva"
*"Conostylis deplexa"
*"Conostylis teretifolia"
*"Corynanthera flava"
*"Malleostemon hursthousei"
*"Malleostemon minilyaensis"
*"Malleostemon pedunculatus"
*"Malleostemon peltiger"
*"Malleostemon roseus"
*"Malleostemon tuberculatus"
*"Micromyrtus barbata"
*"Micromyrtus blakelyi"
*"Micromyrtus fimbrisepala"
*"Micromyrtus helmsii"
*"Micromyrtus obovata"
*"Micromyrtus serrulata"
*"Micromyrtus sessilis"
*"Micromyrtus striata"
*"Micromyrtus stenocalyx"
*"Thryptomene biseriata"
*"Thryptomene cuspidata"
*"Thryptomene decussata"
*"Thryptomene longifolia"
*"Thryptomene naviculata"
*"Thryptomene nealensis"
*"Thryptomene wittweri"

He was also collector of the type specimen of "Eucalyptus dolichorhyncha".


*cite book | first = Norman | last = Hall | year = 1978 | title = Botanists of the Eucalypts | location = Australia | publisher = Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization | id=ISBN 0643002715
*cite web|title = Green, John W. (1930 - ) | url = | publisher = Australian National Botanic Gardens | accessdate = 2007-04-05
*Ipni|J.W.Green|downloaded = 2007-04-05

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • John Green — may refer to:*John Green (author) (b.1977), American award winning writer *John Green (botanist) (b.1930), Australian botanist *John Green (composer) (1908 1989), American composer and Inductee of the Songwriters Hall of Fame *John Green… …   Wikipedia

  • John Claudius Loudon — (April 8, 1783 – December 14, 1843) was a Scottish botanist, garden and cemetery designer, and garden magazine editor.BackgroundLoudon was born in Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland to a respectable farmer. Therefore as he was growing up, he… …   Wikipedia

  • John Carne Bidwill — (1815 – 16 March 1853cite web |url= |title=Bidwill, John Carne (1815 1853) |accessdate=2008 02 12 |author=D. A. Herbert |work=Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 1 |publisher=MUP… …   Wikipedia

  • John Cleland (anatomist) — John Cleland, Professor Anatomy and Physiology in Queen’s College Galway from 1863 1877, then Glasgow University from 1877 1909.John Cleland was born in Perthshire on June 15th 1835, the second son of the family. Cleland’s father was a surgeon… …   Wikipedia

  • Green Iguana — Green Iguana[1] Green iguana at the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellín, Colombia Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • John Stevens Henslow — Nacimiento 1796 Rochester Fallecimiento 1861 Hitcham …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Franklin Gray — John Gray redirects here. For other uses, see John Gray (disambiguation). John Franklin Gray Born 23 September 1804(1804 09 23) Sherburne (town), New York Died 5 June 1881(1881 06 05) (aged 76) Fifth Avenue Hotel New York City …   Wikipedia

  • John Lindley — (February 8, 1799 November 1, 1865) was an English botanist.Lindley was born at Catton, near Norwich, where his father, George Lindley, author of A Guide to the Orchard and Kitchen Garden , owned a nursery garden. He was educated at what was then …   Wikipedia

  • John Earle Raven — Nacimiento 14 de diciembre de 1914 Cambridge Fallecimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Warren, 3rd Baron de Tabley — John Byrne Leicester Warren, 3rd and last Baron De Tabley (26 April 1835 22 November 1895) was an English poet, numismatist, botanist and an authority on bookplates.He was eldest son of George Fleming Leicester (afterwards Warren), 2nd Baron De… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”