Matthews, Lewis J. 1943-

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MATTHEWS, Lewis J. 1943-

PERSONAL:

Born June 17, 1943, in Wellington, New Zealand; son of James William and Barbara Winifred (Silver) Matthews; married Kaye Ordish, November 20, 1971; children: Erica, Adrian. Ethnicity: "English." Education: Attended secondary school in New Zealand. Hobbies and other interests: Gardening, photography, travel, natural history.

ADDRESSES:

Agent—c/o Author Mail, Timber Press, Inc., 133 Southwest Second Ave., Suite 450, Portland, OR 97204-3527. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Allenton Nurseries Ltd., Ashburton, New Zealand, general manager, 2001—. Ministry of Commerce of New Zealand, expert advisor on proteaceous plants to Plant Variety Rights Office.

WRITINGS:

South African Proteaceae in New Zealand, Matthews Publishing, 1983.

Proteas of the World, David Bateman (Auckland, New Zealand), 1993.

Protea Growers Handbook, David Bateman (Auckland, New Zealand), 1993.

The Protea Book: A Guide to Cultivated Proteaceae, Timber Press (Portland, OR), 2002.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

Research on horticultural crops for small acreages.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, September 1, 2002, Alice Joyce, review of The Protea Book: A Guide to Cultivated Proteaceae, p. 36.