Biographical entry Hartley, Thomas Gordon (Tom) (1931 - 2016)
- 9 January 1931
Beaumont, Texas, United States of America
- 8 March 2016
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
- Systematic botanist
Tom Hartley was noted for his research on the family Rutaceae in Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and Malaysia. He published revisions of several large genera in the family, including Maclurodendron, Neoschmidia, Zanthoxylum, Acronychia and Melicope. His collections from Australia, Papua New Guinea and Pacific islands are in the Australian National Herbarium in Canberra. In retirement Hartley continued his research on the floras of Australia and New Caledonia.
- Career position - Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Plant Industry
- Education - BSc, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, United States
- Education - MSc, University of Iowa, U.S.A
- 1961 - 1965
- Career position - Botanist for Phytochemical Survey of New Guinea, CSIRO
- Education - PhD, University of Iowa, U.S.A.
- 1965 - 1971
- Career position - Associate Curator, Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Last modified: 14 August 2019