Paula J Rudall
|Born||1954 (age 66–67)|
|Known for||Botanical taxonomy|
|Institutions||Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew|
|Author abbrev. (botany)||Rudall|
Paula Rudall graduated from the University of London, with a B.Sc., and went on to get her Ph.D. and D.Sc. (2001) at the same institution. She was the head of the Department of Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and has been the recipient of a number of awards including the Linnean Medal (2005). She is known for her work on the taxonomy and phylogeny of monocotyledons.
Features in Sir Richard Attenborough’s documentary ‘Lost Gods of Easter Island’