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. Her awards include the Loder Cup in 1964, the Queen's Service Order and the Commemoration Medal.
- Mountain Flowers in New Zealand, 1980
- Wild Flowers in New Zealand, 1980
- Seaweeds of New Zealand:An illustrated guide, 1994
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