Turrill, William Bertram (1890-1961)

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Born in Woodstock, England, on the 14th of June 1890. He was the eldest of four sons and grew up in this small town of Oxfordshire.

He attenden the Woodstock National School until 1903.

In 1958 Turrill was awarded the Linnean medal togeather with Sir Gavin de Beer.

W.B. Turrill died in his home in Richmond, Surrey, England, on December 15th 1961 after some times failing health.

Published species:

Hoya megalantha
Hoya vitiensis


(IPNI) International Plant Name Index Chrono-Biographical Sketch: William Bertram Turrill C. E. Hubbard, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society p.689 (1971) The Linnean Society of London

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