Brian Mathew

Brian Mathew has been a botanist in the Herbarium at Kew for twenty-five years, and was until recently editor of the 213-year-old ‘Curtis’s Botanical Magazine’ The photo, by AMD Hoog is of Crocus asumaniae, named for the Turkish botanist Asuman Baytop, wife of Turhan Baytop

Articles

  • First lady of the crocus

    The botanist Asuman Baytop (1920–2015)

    From Issue 52

    Brian Mathew looks back on the achievements of the late Asuman Baytop, who died in February. Portrait by Cafer Türkmen

  • Travels with Turhan

    From Issue 27

    Brian Mathew pays tribute to the late Turhan Baytop, Turkey’s pre-eminent botanist

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