As a plant taxonomist, I have worked on many projects, ranging from identifying plants on Renaissance paintings to surveying vegetation in a biodiversity hotspot. I have also worked with botanical gardens such as Kew, museums such as the Natural History Museum, and plant nurseries, verifying the plants in their collection. My broad knowledge of vascular plant families has been useful on numerous collecting trips around the world, and this knowledge had led to a book on plant families that I am currently writing. Feel free to have a look here and read all about my botanical expertise.
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Do you have an unknown plant that needs identifying? Need well-identified plant photographs? Want some help getting information about certain plants? Looking for alternative plant choices for your garden? A plantsman and botanical scientist is here to help.
Palms are often planted together, many from different parts of the world. Here Mexican fan palms (Washingtonia robusta) are planted together with date palms (Phoenix dactylifera) along a street in Antalya, Turkey.
Dorstenia christenhuszi was discovered in a montane forest in Kenya in 2012.
My aim is to know all the plants in the world. This is of course not possible, but by looking carefully at plants, the beauty and complexity is amazing. It is important that plants are correctly named for many reasons, communication not in the least. Too often I notice erroneous names in the press, garden centers and public gardens. My goal is to help people achieve to maintain well-named collections.
I provide plant identification, nomenclatural help, floristic treatments, botanical field surveys and horticultural advice. I also offer a large range of well-identified photographs.
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What plant is this?
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