Peter Latz (botanist)
Peter Kenneth Latz, better known as Peter Latz (born 1941) is an agrostologist, botanist and author from Central Australia. He has published articles and books on Australian plants, particularly on arid grasses and vegetation.
Latz has a bachelor's degree in Zoology and Botany from the University of Adelaide and a master's degree at the University of New England on the Aboriginal use of plants.
Latz worked NT Parks and Wildlife for four decades, most recently at the Northern Territory Herbarium in Alice Springs. Latz developed the collection of the Alice Springs Herbarium with colleague David Albrecht, growing to more than 50,000 specimens. Latz won a NT Landcare Award in 2015 in the Australian Government Individual Landcarer category.
- 1995 - Bushfires & Bush Tucker
- 1999 - Pocket Bush Tucker
- 2007 - The Flaming Desert: Arid Australia - A Fire Shaped Landscape
- 2014 - Blind Moses: Arnda man of high degree and Christian evangelist
- Latz, Peter (2014). Blind Moses: Arnda man of high degree and Christian evangelist. Alice Springs: Self-published. ISBN 9780992572709.
- Latz, Peter (9 December 2014). "Being a cowboy: not all it's made out to be". Alice Springs News online. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
- Moje, Christine. "Latz, Peter Kenneth (1941 - )". Encyclopedia of Australian Science. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
- "Latz honoured as NT's top landcarer". Alice Springs News online. 13 November 2015. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
- Brain, Caddie (30 July 2012). "Giant fossil claw may be from ancient reptile". ABC News. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
- IPNI. Latz.