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Davies, Rosemary A.

Job title: 

Manager of IPNI editors at Kew

Department: 
Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives
Section: 
Biodiversity, Information and Economic Botany
Joined Kew: 

1973

Qualifications and appointments: 

-

Role: 

Editing the International Plant Names Index website.

Adding data to and editing historic data on the ‘International Plant Names Index’ (IPNI) website with the help of two assistants. The data include new names of seed-bearing plants, ferns and fern allies plus details of authors’ names, a continuation of Brummitt & Powell, ‘Authors of Plant Names’ (1992). This also involves liaising with our IPNI collaborators at Harvard and Canberra and answering queries sent to IPNI editors, which may involve researching nomenclature of plant names from ‘Index Kewensis’ and downloading subsets of data.

Selected publications: 

Challis, K.M. & Davies, R.A. (compilers). Davies, R.A. (ed) (2002). Index Kewensis Supplement 21 for 1996-2000. Pinner, J.L.M., Bence, T.A., Davies, R.A. & Lloyd, K.M. (compilers). Davies, R.A. (ed) (1987). Index Kewensis Supplement 18 for 1981-1985.

Davies, R.A. & Lloyd, K.M. (compilers), Davies, R.A. (ed) (1997). Index Kewensis Supplement 20 for 1991-1995. Index Kewensis on Compact Disc, Version 2 (1997).

Davies, R.A. & Lloyd, K.M. (compilers), Davies, R.A. (ed) (1991). Index Kewensis Supplement 19 for 1986-1990. Index Kewensis on Compact Disc, Version 1 (1993).