Barbara G. Briggs

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Barbara Gillian Briggs (born 1934) is one of the foremost Australian botanists. The IK lists 205 names of plants which have been published or co-published by her. She was one of the botanists in the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group, of the 1998 APG system.

Briggs and Craig Anthony Atkins were co-awarded the Clarke Medal of the Royal Society of New South Wales in 1994.[1]

Briggs was awarded the Public Service Medal in 1998.[2]

Since her retirement she continues as an Honorary Research Associate at the Sydney Botanical Gardens.


  1. ^ "Briggs, Barbara Gillian (1934 - )". Encyclopedia of Australian Science. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "BRIGGS, Barbara Gillian - Public Service Medal - 08 June 1998". Government of Australia. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  3. ^ IPNI.  B.G.Briggs. 

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