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Nicholas Edward Brown (11 July 1849 Redhill, Surrey - 25 November 1934 Kew Gardens, London) was an English plant taxonomist and authority on succulents. [1]

16 relations: Aizoaceae, Araceae, Asclepiadoideae, Etosha National Park, Honorary degree, Kew Gardens, Lamiaceae, London, Mesembryanthemum, Otto Kuntze, Redhill, Surrey, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Schismatoglottis, Succulent plant, Taxonomy (biology), University of the Witwatersrand.


Aizoaceae or Ficoidaceae (the fig-marigold family or ice plant family) is a family of dicotyledonous flowering plants containing 135 genera and about 1900 species.

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The Araceae are a family of monocotyledonous flowering plants in which flowers are borne on a type of inflorescence called a spadix.

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

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Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park is a national park in northwestern Namibia.

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Honorary degree

An honorary degree or a degree honoris causa (Latin: "for the sake of the honor") is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, study and the passing of examinations.

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Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is the world's largest collection of living plants.

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The Lamiaceae or Labiatae (the mint or deadnettle family) are a family of flowering plants.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Mesembryanthemum (meaning "midday flowering") is a genus of flowering plants native to southern Africa.

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Otto Kuntze

Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze (June 23, 1843 – 1907) was a German botanist.

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Redhill, Surrey

Redhill is a town in the borough of Reigate and Banstead in Surrey, England.

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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (brand name Kew) is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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Schismatoglottis is a genus of flowering plants in the Araceae family.

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Succulent plant

In botany, succulent plants, also known as succulents or sometimes fat plants, are plants having some parts that are more than normally thickened and fleshy, usually to retain water in arid climates or soil conditions.

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Taxonomy (biology)

Taxonomy (from τάξις taxis, "arrangement," and -νομία -nomia, "method") is the science of defining groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics and giving names to those groups.

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University of the Witwatersrand

The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, is a multi-campus South African public research university situated in the northern areas of central Johannesburg.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N._E._Brown

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