About the Author

James Kalema, a Ugandan botanist trained at Makerere University and the University of Copenhagen for his PhD, is a member of IUCN's Global Tree Specialist Group and East Africa Plant Redlisting Authority. He is currently involved in the production of an Atlas of East African Acanthaceae in a joint project with the Universities of Copenhagen and Dar es Salaam and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.