Charles Scott

written on Aug 23, 2020

Charles Leslie Scott (1913-2001) was born in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. He joined the police force and later became Officer Commanding of the South African police radio at police headquarters in Pretoria.

Scott has published several a number of new species including the very familiar H. springbokvlakensis. His most important contribution to Haworthia literature, is The Genus Haworthia in 1985, which was at least 20 years in the making.