Andrew James Henderson

Andrew Henderson (botanist)

Andrew J. Henderson
Born September 8, 1950
Surrey, England
Citizenship United States
Fields Palm systematics
Institutions , New York Botanical Garden

Andrew James Henderson is a palm-systematist and Curator of the at the New York Botanical Garden. He has authored taxonomic descriptions of 140 species, subspecies and varieties of plants, especially in the palm family

Henderson was educated in Wycliffe College in Gloucestershire and Birkbeck College, University of London, and received his Ph.D. from City University of New York in 1987. He joined the New York Botanic Garden in 1987.

He has authored several books, including The Palms of the Amazon and a field guide to the palms of the Americas.


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