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N. E. Brown

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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

The Aizoaceae Martynov, nom.

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Araceae

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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Asclepiadoideae

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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Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park is a national park in northwestern Namibia.

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Honorary degree

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

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Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is a botanical garden in southwest London that houses the "largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world".

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Lamiaceae

The Lamiaceae or Labiatae are a family of flowering plants commonly known as the mint or deadnettle family.

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London

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

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Mesembryanthemum

Mesembryanthemum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Aizoaceae; like many members of this family, it is characterized by long-lasting flower heads.

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Otto Kuntze

Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze (23 June 1843 – 27 January 1907) was a German botanist.

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Redhill, Surrey

Redhill is a town in the borough of Reigate and Banstead within the county of 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

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, are plants that have 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 is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.

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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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References

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

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