Knowledge of fossils and plants

2007-12-22 00:00

Greene’s property is famed for its dinosaur fossils and indigenous flora. His knowledge of these was highly acclaimed.

Christina Curry, senior herbarium technician and acting curator at the NU Herbarium School of Biological and Conservation Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, described Greene as a great naturalist, who had a new plant species on his land, Barleria greenii named after him.

“His land has a prehistoric shoreline of great cultural significance and there is a great fossil collection from the farm.”

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