Author Archives: Alastair Culham

About Alastair Culham

A professional botanist and biologist with an interest in promoting biological knowledge and awareness to all.

Plantago moorei Rahn, Holotype at RNG

The herbarium at Reading University has a large collection of plants from Tierra Del Fuego and the Falkland Islands collected by Professor David Moore quite early in his research career. Among these is a tiny plant collected in 1964 and … Continue reading

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Sideritis juryi Holotype

A photograph of the Holotype of Sideritis juryi held at University of Reading Herbarium is shown below. This species was named in honour of Dr Stephen Jury, curator of RNG for many years and now retired.      

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