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Walsingham, Lesley

Job title: 

Assistant Botanist

Department: 
Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives
Section: 
Systematics
Joined Kew: 

2002

Foreign languages: 

French

Qualifications and appointments: 

BA (Hons), Leicester Polytechnic, 1979

Role: 

Curation of the Lamiaceae and Gesneriaceae collections: identification of incoming Lamiaceae and Gesneriaceae specimens; preparing, databasing and imaging specimens.

Taxonomic research on Gomphostemma, Sphenodesme and Petraeovitex for Flora Malesiana.

Selected publications: 

Walsingham, L.J. (2012), 216. Lamiaceae, Flora Mesoamericana, 21.Ocimum, 22. Plectranthus

Walsingham, L. & Bramley, G. (2010) A revision of the genus Gomphostemma (Lamiaceae) in Sabah and Sarawak Kew Bulletin 65(3):479-485. DOI:10.1007/s12225-010-9228-x

Walsingham, L. & Atkins, S. (2007) A New Species of Vitex (Labiatae) from Tanzania , Kew Bull. 61: 615-617.