Wightman Wells Garner — of photoperiodism the means by which a plant detects seasonal night and day lengthhis fundamental work on tobacco mosaic and plant breeding, his collections of lichens and flowering plants, and his pioneer observations on the stridulation of insects the act of producing sound by rubbing together certain body parts.
I have included names which are no longer current because the individuals which these names commemorate nevertheless contributed to Southern African flora and deserve to be recognized and remembered.
He began by studying medicine but soon Thesis on chlorophytum more interested in botany and after getting a doctorate became an assistant at the Botanical Garden at Berlin and also began working at the Royal Herbarium in He also met Napoleon when they stopped at St.
He later became a member of the Cape Parliament. The taxon was published iin by German botanist Matthias Becker. He was a Fellow of the Royal College of the Physicians of Edinburgh and the author ofseveral works including Index Plantarum praecipue officinalium and Index medicamentorum simplicium.
He is remembered in the formerly recognized species Pelargonium andrewsii now. In he arrived in Avignon where he started experimenting with the cultivation of madder.
Duke Bryology Lab anderssonii: He was elected a foreign member of the Royal Society in London. Adames who also collected in Sierra Leone and may be a relative of Peter Adames.
He is commemorated in the former taxon Rhynchospora arechavaletae, now a synonym of Rhyncospora holoschoenoides.
He previously spelled his name Acock. Many of his collections were lost in a shipwreck in They largely live in Namibia and are similar to coloured or Griqua people in South Africa. She was a Nereid daughter of Nereusand the story is that she bathed in a stream without knowing that it was the river god Alpheus.
One source describes him as an lithographer and printer. The pharmacologically active ingredients of Atropa include atropine and scopolamine.
He was also director of the Vadstena Hospital which he had founded. He conducted a lifelong study of natural history, mainly dealing with intestinal parasites, leeches and protozoans. He taught the Brazilians how to manufacture porcelain, had his own splendid botanical garden, and experimented with the acclimatization of the tea plant to Brazil.
The taxon in southern Africa with this epithet is Syntrichia ammonsiana. He was a diplomat consul at Dunkirk, Amsterdam and Bordeaux and wrote an important work on economics called the History of Political Economy of Aragon Franz Ewald Theodor Bachmann c.
He died in Uppsala. He is commemorated with species names in Indigofera, Lotononis, Babiana, Lapeirousia, Aloe, Vernonia and several others. He began working for his uncle inand in published the London Atlas of Universal Geography, the best such maps then in existence. Allan, plant collector in Kenya aroundmissionary to the Kikuyu.
The genus Azanza in the Malvaceae was published in It was here that he created some of his best illustrations. Tillett of Sprowston, near Norwich, with whom it flowered in April, He is commemorated with the lichen taxa Xanthoparmelia almbornii, Micarea almbornii, Caloplaca almbornii and Diploschistes almbornii.
During the early part of his life, he was interested in philosophy, mathematics and historical studies, and also studied German literature. Erica abelii was published by Ted Oliver in Ansell was on the Wilberforce and found the plant on which the genus was based on the island of Fernando Po.
The genus Almbornia in the Parmeliaceae was published in by American botanist and lichenologist Theodore Lee Esslinger. Dattan of Kew, the family Euphorbiaceae, and Index Kewensis. In he travelled to Leyden to study under the Dutch botanist, humanist and physician Herman Boerhaave.
Albert, the German Albert, and Albert of Lauingen. While Abel was serving in the British Embassy at Canton, he collected specimens and seeds of the plant now known as Abelia chinensis, and of many other plants, and visited the famous nursery gardens at Fa Tee Fa Ti on the southern bank of the Pearl River in Canton.
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation allenae: He is commemorated with the taxa Erica atherstonei, Selago atherstonei and Ipomoea atherstonei, and was also honored by the genus Atherstonea, published in by German-born South African botanist Karl Wilhelm Ludwig Pappe, which does not appear in southern Africa.
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