Billie Lee Turner (botanist)
Billie Lee Turner (February 22, 1925 in Yoakum, Texas – May 27, 2020 in Round Rock, Texas) was an American botanist and the father of a geographer Billie Lee Turner II. He was a professor of botany at the University of Texas at Austin where he also directed the botany research programme and herbarium.
His main interest was spermatophyte plants. He worked extensively on the flora of Mexico. He focused on the composites and legumes. Plants named in his honor include Lophospermum turneri. His last research article was in 2010.
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- International Plant Names Index: Billie Lee Turner (1925)
- Elisens, Wayne J. (1985), "Monograph of the Maurandyinae (Scrophulariaceae-Antirrhineae)", Systematic Botany Monographs, 5: 1–97, doi:10.2307/25027602, JSTOR 25027602
- Mark W. Bierner and Billie L. Turner. 2010. Transfer of HYMENOXYS ARGENTEA var.THOREAUENSIS to TETRANEURIS (ASTERACEAE:HELENIEAE:TETRANEURIDINAE). Lundella 13:1–2.
- IPNI. B.L.Turner.
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