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Nancy Adams

botanist and botanical artist

Jacqueline Nancy Mary Adams (Born: 19 May 1926; Died: 27 March 2007) was a New Zealand botanist. She studied zoology and botany at Wellington Girls’ College and Victoria University of Wellington. Her detailed and delicate algae illustrations got international attention.[1] Her awards include the Loder Cup in 1964, the Queen's Service Order and the Commemoration Medal.[2]

BooksEdit

  • Mountain Flowers in New Zealand, 1980
  • Wild Flowers in New Zealand, 1980
  • Seaweeds of New Zealand:An illustrated guide, 1994

ReferencesEdit

  1. New Zealand Garden Journal (2007). "Obituary" (PDF). Retrieved 16 April 2011.
  2. Haines, Catharine (2001). International women in science: a biographical dictionary to 1950. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO. p. 2. ISBN 1-57607-090-5.
  3. Brummitt, R. K.; C. E. Powell (1992). Authors of Plant Names. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. ISBN 1-84246-085-4.