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Davies, Nina M. J.

Job title: 

Assistant Botanist

Department: 
Herbarium
Section: 
Systematics
Joined Kew: 

2007

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

Responsible for the curation and naming of the Rubiaceae collections. Taxonomic research on the Rubiaceae of Madagascar, and specifically genera in the tribe Octotropideae. Teaching of plant identification for MSc and NERC courses. Supporting role for coffee research.

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