Billie Lee Turner (botanist)

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Billie Lee Turner (born 1925) is an American botanist and the father of a geographer Billie Lee Turner II.

His main interest is spermatophyte plants.[1] He worked extensively on the flora of Mexico. He was a professor of botany at the University of Texas at Austin. Plants named in his honor include Lophospermum turneri.[2]


  1. ^ International Plant Names Index: Billie Lee Turner (1925)
  2. ^ Elisens, Wayne J. (1985), "Monograph of the Maurandyinae (Scrophulariaceae-Antirrhineae)", Systematic Botany Monographs 5: 1–97, doi:10.2307/25027602, JSTOR 25027602 
  3. ^ "Author Query for 'B.L.Turner'". International Plant Names Index.