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Monday, July 26, 2004
Number 4 - Name That Botanist
This English botanist (1799-1865) was the first Professor of Botany at the University of London, and later Professor at Cambridge. Known also as a horticulturist and orchidologist, he was a Fellow of the Royal, Linnæan and Geological Societies.
WHO IS THIS BOTANIST? Click on image to enlarge
Click HERE for the ID on the matte of this Ernest Edwards photograph.