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Björn Aldén, Gothenburg botanical garden, Sweden

For more than 30 years dendrologist and senior scientific curator in Gothenburg botanical garden - a regional public garden of about 175 ha, situated on the Swedish West coast

Daily work centred round public education and consultancy within botany at large and horticulture

Adviser to the Swedish Board of Agriculture, breeders, nurseries etc in taxonomical and nomenclatural matters

Coordinator of the database project “Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas” (http:skud.ngb.se) - a national name standard for Swedish utility and ornamental plants

Member of the IUBS (International Union of Biological Sciences) Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants