Allan Mere Award for 1999:
Hugh Dale Wilson
Hugh Wilson, Allan Mere recipient for 1999.
Photo: © Peter Heenan.
“Hugh Wilson’s major legacies to New Zealand
botanical science are his superb publications ‘Stewart Island
Plants’, ‘Wild Plants of Mount Cook National Park’ and
‘Small-leaved Shrubs of New Zealand.’ His skills in observation
and interpretation of botanical phenomena are coupled with an
infectious enthusiasm for and outstanding personal commitment to
the cause of conservation.”
Hugh Wilson was presented with the Allan Mere by Jessica Beever during the
Flora of New Zealand Vol. 5 book launch at the Canterbury Museum.
Citation reproduced from the Allan Mere awards book.