deepj

Unido: 22.jun.2021 Última actividad: 27.nov.2021 iNaturalist

I am a systematist specializing in petaloid monocots in the Greater Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. My research interests are in Amaryllis, Brunsvigia, Hessea, Strumaria, Namaquanula, Haemanthus and Cyrtanthus (family Amaryllidaceae), as well as Pauridia and Empodium in the family Hypoxidaceae.
The woodcut of Haemanthus by Justus Heurnius, shown in my profile, is based on sketches made at the Cape in 1624. It is an apt reminder of the lasting value of plant portraits..

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