Clive A. Stace

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Clive Anthony Stace (born 1938) is a British botanist and botanical author. His academic career was based at the University of Leicester, where he held the post of Professor of Plant taxonomy. He is a past president of the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.

Professor Clive Stace, author of the New Flora of the British Isles, lecturing to members of Derby Natural History Society in April 2005.

In 2012 a newly described grass species, Brachypodium stacei (previously regarded as a form of purple false brome), was named in his honour.[1]

He has also been responsible for a number of notable publications relating to the vascular plant flora of Britain and Ireland:

He also wrote the student textbook Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics.


  1. ^ "New species of grass dedicated to University of Leicester botanist". University of Leicester. 9 January 2012. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  2. ^ IPNI.  Stace.