Peter is a Senior Botanist for the State Herbarium. He helps maintain the South Australian Vascular Plant Census and compiles and prepares plant images for the 5th edition of Flora of South Australia, as well as assisting with its editing.

Peter has a comprehensive field-based knowledge of the vascular plant flora of South Australia which is put to good use in plant identification.

He has described new species across a variety of families and is currently focussing on the Goodeniaceae and Fabaceae. Peter is also interested in the interactions between plants and insects, particularly in the beetle family Buprestidae.

Research expertise
Biodiversity discovery
Species and populations
Ecological processes

Phone: (+61 8) 82229446