James A. Murray

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James A. Murray   (1923 - 1961)   (Js.Murray)

New Zealand Chemist and Lichenologist

Author of numerous forms of Sphaerophorus:

Sphaerophorus cuneatus Js.Murray
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus f. angustior (Reinke) Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus f. deficatus Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus f. insignis (Laurer) Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus f. macrophyllus (Zahlbr.) Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus f. palmatus Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus f. prolifer (F.Wilson) Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus f. proliferus (F.Wilson) Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus f. ramosissimus Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus f. subteres (Zahlbr.) Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus f. vividulus (Colenso) Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus var. australis (Laurer{?}) Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus var. scrobiculatus (C.Bab.) Js.Murray, 1960
Sphaerophorus tener f. globosioides Js.Murray


Psoroma rubromarginatum P. James & J. Murray, 1983

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"Dr James Murray was a senior lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Otago who began to study New Zealand lichens as a source of organic compounds and thus became deeply interested in their faxonomy. At the time of his death in a car accident, in June, 1961, he was thirty-eight years of age and was publishing a series of papers entitled ‘Studies on New Zealand Lichens’ (Trans. Roy. Soc. N.Z., vol. 88). He left several manuscripts which were substantially complete and these are now being printed, though they lack the final revision intended by their author."