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Farjon, Aljos

Job title: 

Honorary Research Associate

Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives
Regional Teams
Joined Kew: 


Foreign languages: 

Dutch, French, German

Qualifications and appointments: 
  • MSc Biology; University of Utrecht (1982-1993)
  • University of Oxford (1993-1995)
  • RBG Kew (1996-2006)
  • Chair, IUCN Conifer Specialist Group (1995-present)

Systematics and Taxonomy of Conifers (worldwide)
Head of Temperate Regional Team RBG Kew (until retirement in 2006)

Selected publications: 

A Handbook of the World’s Conifers (Brill, 2010)

A Natural History of Conifers (Timber Press, 2008)