Olwen is a researcher at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Her research programme focuses on the
evolution and diversity of water storage in desert floras. Olwen is interested in the use of plant systematics to enhance decision making around priorities for research or conservation attention, and recognising the value of plants as natural capital. She has a particular interest in the iconic African genus Aloe (Xanthorrhoeaceae).
Dr Olwen M. Grace
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Surrey TW9 3AB