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Marianne Fannin

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Marianne or Edda Fannin (2 March 1845 – 18 November 1938) was an Irish botanical artist, known for her work painting the flora of South Africa. [1]

21 relations: Archdeacon, Asclepiadoideae, Austin Roberts, Botany, Cape of Good Hope, Colony of Natal, Disperis, Dublin, Durban, Heidelberg, Gauteng, Ireland, Orchidaceae, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Sisyranthus, South Africa, South African Republic, Streptocarpus, Trinity College Dublin, Umgeni River, William Henry Harvey.


An archdeacon is a senior clergy position in the Syriac Orthodox Church, Church of the East, Chaldean Catholic Church, Anglican Communion, St Thomas Christians, Eastern Orthodox churches and some other Christian denominations, above that of most clergy and below a bishop.

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According to APG II, the Asclepiadaceae, commonly known as milkweed family, is a former plant family now treated as a subfamily (subfamily Asclepiadoideae) in the Apocynaceae (Bruyns 2000).

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Austin Roberts

Austin Roberts (3 January 1883 – 5 May 1948) was a South African zoologist.

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Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope (Kaap die Goeie Hoop, Kaap de Goede Hoop, Cabo da Boa Esperança) is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa.

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Colony of Natal

The Colony of Natal was a British colony in south-eastern Africa.

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Disperis is a genus of plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae.

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Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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Durban (eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third most populous in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town.

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Heidelberg, Gauteng

Heidelberg is a town with 35,500 inhabitants in the Gauteng province of South Africa at the foot of the Suikerbosrand next to the N3 highway, which connects Johannesburg and Durban.

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Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family.

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Potchefstroom is an academic city in the North-West Province of South Africa.

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Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng, South Africa.

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Sisyranthus is a species of plants in the Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1838.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South African Republic

The South African Republic (Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.

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A popular house plant, Streptocarpus, is an Afrotropical genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae (the Gesneriads).

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Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College (Coláiste na Tríonóide), officially the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin, a research university located in Dublin, Ireland.

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Umgeni River

The Umgeni River or Mgeni River (uMngeni; Umgenirivier), is a river in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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William Henry Harvey

William Henry Harvey, FRS FLS (5 February 1811 – 15 May 1866) was an Irish botanist and phycologist who specialised in algae.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marianne_Fannin

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