VALDER, Peter. Australian, b. 1928. Genres: Horticulture. Career: Department of Agriculture, NSW, Australia, plant pathologist, 1951-62; University of Sydney, Australia, mycologist and senior lecturer in botany, 1963-88; writer, 1988-. Lecturer at universities and botanic gardens in the United States and Canada. Publications: A Curious and Diverse Flora (film), 1981; Wisterias, 1995; The Garden Plants of China, 1999; Gardens in China, 2002. Contributor to magazines. Address: 4C/55 Darling Point Rd, Darling Point, NSW 2027, Australia.