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Pearce, Timothy

Job title: 

International Project Coordinator

Seed Conservation
Joined Kew: 


Foreign languages: 

Kiswahili (conversational)

Qualifications and appointments: 
  • BSc (Hons), Univ. Aberdeen, 1982
  • MSc, Univ. Aberdeen 1986

Developing collaborative partnerships for the MSBP.

Studies in the taxonomy and conservation of the East African Flora. A particular interest in the taxonomy of the genus Kalanchoe, with a published online database of names and specimen data for the group as it appears in East Africa. 12 years' experience in the development of the BRAHMS database for the management of taxonomic and herbarium collection data.

Selected publications: 

Grace*, O.M.;Malombe, I.;Davis*, S.D.;Pearce*, T.R.;Simmonds*, M.S.J.(2010).Identifying priority species in dryland Kenya for conservation in the Millennium Seed Bank Project. In Van de Burgh, X.;Van der Maesen, J.;Onana, J.-M. (eds) Systematics and conservation of African plants.. London: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 749-758.