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Biographical entry Everist, Selwyn Lawrence (1913 - 1981)

22 April 1913
Tewantin, Queensland, Australia
22 October 1981
South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Selwyn Everist was Queensland Government Botanist from 1954 to 1976.

Archival resources

Queensland Herbarium

  • Selwyn L. Everist - Records, 1936 - 1979; Queensland Herbarium. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Everist, Selwyn L., 'The history of poisonous plants in Australia' in Plants and Man in Australia, Carr, D. J. and Carr, S. G. M., eds (Sydney: Academic Press, 1981), pp. 223-55. Details
  • Johnson, R. W., 'Everist, Selwyn Lawrence (1913-1981), Botanist' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 17 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2007), pp. 369-370. Details

Journal Articles

  • Everist, S. L.; Colliver, F. S. and Jahnke, B. R., 'Obituaries: Stanley Thatcher Blake...1911-1973; Dr. F. W. Whitehouse, 1900-1973; Ernest James Smith, 1877-1922', Queensland Naturalist, 21 (1/2) (1974), 31-36. Details
  • Johnson, R. W., 'Selwyn Lawrence Eversit 1913-1981', Queensland Naturalist, 24 (1983), 68-71. Details


McCarthy, G.J.