Spencer Le Marchant Moore

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Spencer Le Marchant Moore (1850–1931) was an English botanist.

Moore was born in Hampstead. He worked at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew from about 1870 to 1879, wrote a number of botanical papers, and then worked in an unofficial capacity at the Natural History Museum from 1896 until his death.

Moore is commemorated in the plant genus Spenceria.[1]


  1. ^ Edited by Henry Trimen, M.B., F.L.S. British Museum; Assisted by S. Le M. Moore, F.L.S. Royal Herbarium, Kew (1879). Journal of botany, British and foreign; Illustrated with plates (London, 54, Hatton Garden: West, Newman & Co.). N. S., VIII: 97 http://www.archive.org/download/journalofbotanyb17trim/page/n106_w1150.jpg |url= missing title (help). Retrieved June 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Author Query for 'S.Moore'". International Plant Names Index.