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Davies, Nina M. J.

Job title: 

Assistant Curator (Africa and Madagascar)

Identification and Naming
Joined Kew: 


Qualifications and appointments: 
  • Lamiaceae sandwich student at Kew (2007-2008)
  • BSc (Hons), Biology (4 years sandwich), Cardiff University, 2009

I am responsible for curation and naming of plant specimens from Africa and Madagascar alongside the other members of my team.

I have a particular interest and focus on the Rubiaceae family.

Selected publications: 

Davies, N. M. J. & Davis, A. P. (2014). Chapelieria septentrionalis and C. multiflora spp. nov. (Rubiaceae, Octotropideae) and an emended description for C. madagascariensis. Nordic Journal of Botany: DOI: 10.1111/njb.00459. Available online