Rob Davis has over 25 years experience with the Western Australian Herbarium, where he primarily works as one the states identification botanist. He has broad of knowledge across the WA Flora including weeds. His role in the department (DBCA) is general identification botanist confirming rare and priority flora. He has over 70 publications with the department, which include 25 papers describing new species from a range of Western Australian genera.
With his speciality on the genus Ptilotus.