Elizabeth Jill Cowley

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Elizabeth Jill Cowley
Born 1940[1]
Nationality British
Fields Botany, Horticulture
Author abbrev. (botany) Cowley

Elizabeth Jill Cowley (born 1940)[1] is a British botanist, who has worked at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Her interests have included the tropical flora of East Africa and the genus Roscoea.

Some publications[edit]



  • Cowley, E.J. (1980), "A new species of Roscoea (Zingiberaceae) from Nepal", Kew Bulletin, 34 (4): 811–812, doi:10.2307/4119072 
  • Cowley, E.J. (1982), "A revision of Roscoea (Zingiberaceae)", Kew Bulletin, 36 (4): 747–777, doi:10.2307/4117918, JSTOR 4117918 
  • Cowley, E.J. (1983), "173. Marantacées", in Bosser, J.; Cadet, T.; Gueho, J.; et al., Flore des Mascareignes : la Réunion, Maurice, Rodrigues 171. Zingiberacées à 176. Bromeliacées, Mauritius: Sugar Industry Research Institute, etc., OCLC 9896555 
  • Cowley, Jill & Wilford, Richard (1998), "Plate 349. Roscoea tumjensis", Curtis's Botanical Magazine, 15 (4): 220–225, doi:10.1111/1467-8748.00176 


  1. ^ a b c IPNI Author Query Results for Cowley, The International Plant Names Index, retrieved 2011-10-22