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Senior Research Scientist at the Western Australian Herbarium.

Juliet undertakes taxonomic research on a range of plant groups in Western Australia, with a focus on new taxa that are rare or poorly known. Her primary research interest is the taxonomy, evolution and ecology of Stylidium (the triggerplants), a genus with a centre of diversity in the south-west of Western Australia. She provides specialist identification of Stylidium specimens and photographs along with expert scientific advice on Stylidium conservation in Western Australia. Juliet is an editor of Nuytsia, the journal of the Western Australian Herbarium.


  • Stylidium taxonomy, conservation, phylogeny and pollination ecology.
  • Taxonomic assessment and description of new Western Australian plant taxa.
  • Botanical nomenclature and history.
  • Scientific editing.
  • Science communication.
  • Conservation assessments, rare flora survey and threatened flora nominations.

Brief CV


Doctor of Philosophy, Botany Department, The University of Western Australia, 1999.

Bachelor of Science (Botany/Geography), First Class Honours, The University of Western Australia, 1992.


Senior Research Scientist (2006–) and Nuytsia Managing Editor (2013–). Western Australian Herbarium.

Australian Botanical Liaison Officer (2005–2006). Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, United Kingdom.

Research Scientist (2002–2005). Western Australian Herbarium.


Systematics of the triggerplant genus Stylidium.

Taxonomic resolution and description of new plant species, particularly those that are rare or poorly known.