Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Ed Wilson

Name
Ed Wilson BSc(NSW)

Position
Honorary Research Associate

Email
edwin.wilson@rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

Phone
(02) 9231 8164

Fax
(02) 9251 4403

Research interests
Breeding program with high altitude New Guinea Latouria-type Dendrobiums.

Keywords
Breeding New Guinea Latouria Dendrobium orchids

Current research projects

  • Latouria
  • Assist with historical inquiries

Key publications

  • The Melancholy Dane: a Portrait of the Poet as a Yound Man, Woodbine Press, 2006.
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney (ed.), Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust, 1982.
  • Banyan, a selection of poems with pencil drawings by Elizabeth McAlpine, Woodbine Press, 1982.
  • Liberty, Egality, Fraternity!, a novel, Woodbine Press, 1984.
  • The Dragon Tree, a selection of poems with pencil drawings by Elizabeth McAlpine, Woodbine Press, 1985.
  • Discovering the Domain (ed.), a pictorial social history of the Sydney Domain, Hale & Iremonger, 1986.
  • Wild Tamarind, a bicentennial parable and morality tale, a novel, Woodbine Press, 1987.
  • Falling up into Verse (a Handbook [Survival Manual] for Live Poets, Aspiring Poets, and Students of Poetry, Down Under), Woodbine Press, 1989.
  • Songs of the Forest, rainforest poems with pencil drawings by Elizabeth McAlpine, Hale & Iremonger, 1990.
  • The Rose Garden, a selection of poems with pencil drawings by Elizabeth McAlpine, Woodbine Press, 1991.
  • The Wishing Tree: statues, memorials, memorial trees etc. in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Domain, and Centennial Park, Sydney, Kangaroo Press, 1992 (first edition of this book).
  • The Botanic Verses, a selection of botanic verses with pencil drawings by Elizabeth McAlpine, Rainforest Publishing, 1993.
  • Chaos Theory, probability and chaos poems with pencil drawings by Elizabeth McAlpine, Woodbine Press, 1997.
  • Cosmos Seven: Selected Poems, 1967-1997, with pencil drawings by Elizabeth McAlpine, Woodbine Press, 1998.
  • The Mullumbimby Kid: a Portrait of the Poet as a Child, poetic memoirs, book one, Woodbine Press, 2000.
  • Cedar House, a Gothic novel and Australian 'Wuthering Heights', Woodbine Press, 2001.
  • Asteroid Belt, a selection of poems, Woodbine Press, 2002.
  • Anthology: Collected Poems 1967-2002, Kardoorair Press, 2002.
  • Spence, Phil, and Wilson Ed, 'A New Direction with Dendrobium Hybrids', The Australian Orchid Review, February/March 2006, pp. 4-144.