Nicky Biggs

Curator Botanist


Science Operations


Science Collections


Malvaceae, Sapindales, Ochnaceae, Curation, Legume curation

Herbarium curation including organising curation tasks, naming, databasing and research, with an interest in Neotropical Malvaceae, Sapindales and Ochnaceae. As of 2015 will be involved in Neotropical Legume curation.

Curatorial duties include incorporating specimens for the Americas, rearranging the collections according to new revisions, adding information to various databases, selecting and processing specimens for outgoing loans; enquiries; assisting visitors as required; supervising a volunteer; naming, particularly Ochnaceae, Rutaceae, Meliaceae and Sapindaceae; contributing accounts to Neotropikey.

  • BSc (Hons), Environmental Science, Univ. London, 1985

Pennington, T.P. & Biggs, N. (2016).

131. Meliaceae Flora of the Guianas.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Zappi, D., Milliken, W., Hind, D. J. N., Biggs, N., Rando, J., Malcolm-Tompkins, P. & Mello-Silva, R. (2014).

Plantas do Setor Noroeste da Serra do Cipó, Minas Gerais, guia ilustrado para a identificaçâo de espécies.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Klitgard, B., Edwards, S. L., Biggs, N. & Frisby, S. (2011).

Neotropical Malvaceae (Malvoideae).

Available online

Biggs, N. (2009)

Neotropical Plocospermataceae.

Available online

Biggs, N. (2004).

502 Sinningia pusilla, Gesneriaceae.

Botanical Magazine 21:193-196.

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