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the genus Floydia is named after A.G.Floyd
|Born||1 April 1926
Hampton, Victoria, Australia
|Residence||New South Wales|
|Known for||rainforest botany|
|Author abbrev. (botany)||A.G.Floyd|
Alexander Geoffrey Floyd is an Australian botanist with an expert knowledge of rainforest plants, particularly the rainforest trees of New South Wales. He has worked with the New South Wales Forestry Commission, the Department of Forestry in Papua-New Guinea, and the National Parks and Wildlife Service of New South Wales. He helped create the North Coast Regional Botanic Garden at Coffs Harbour.
Honours and Awards
In 2008, Alexander Floyd was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to botany, particularly through research and identification of sub-tropical rainforest plants and through support for the North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens, and to conservation and environmental education.
- "Photo of Alex Floyd standing beside an Endiandra floydii". Flickr. Retrieved 2013-10-11.
- "Alexander Geoffrey Floyd - Alex Floyd - Biography". Australian National Herbarium. Retrieved 2013-10-11.
- "Record of Alexander Floyd receiving the Medal of the Order of Australia". It's an Honour. Retrieved 2013-12-07.