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William Jackson Hooker

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Sir William Jackson Hooker (6 July 1785 – 12 August 1865) was an English systematic botanist and organiser, and botanical illustrator. [1]

53 relations: Aimé Bonpland, Alexander von Humboldt, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Botany, Cryptogam, Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Dawson Turner, Economic botany, Entomology, Exeter, Flora Londinensis, Francis Palgrave, Frederick William Beechey, Genera Filicum, George Arnott Walker-Arnott, Glasgow, Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Great Yarmouth, Halesworth, Henry George Bohn, Herbarium, Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany, Iceland, Icones Plantarum, James Edward Smith, John Franklin, John Gilbert Baker, John Lightfoot (biologist), Joseph Banks, Joseph Dalton Hooker, Knight Bachelor, Moss, Natural history, Norwich, Norwich School (independent school), Ornithology, Plant, Regius Professor, Richard Hooker, Robert Brownrigg, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Royal Guelphic Order, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sri Lanka, St Anne's Church, Kew, Suffolk, Thomas Herbert Maguire, Thomas Hopkirk, Thomas Taylor (botanist), United Kingdom, ..., University of Glasgow, William Curtis, William Townsend Aiton. Expand index (3 more) »

Aimé Bonpland

Aimé Jacques Alexandre Bonpland (August 1773 – May 1858) was a French explorer and botanist who traveled with Alexander von Humboldt in Latin America from 1799 to 1804.

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Alexander von Humboldt

Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (14 September 17696 May 1859) was a Prussian polymath, geographer, naturalist, explorer, and influential proponent of Romantic philosophy and science.

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States of America.

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Botany

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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Cryptogam

A cryptogam (scientific name Cryptogamae) is a plant (in the wide sense of the word) that reproduces by spores, without flowers or seeds.

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Curtis's Botanical Magazine

The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed, is an illustrated publication which began in 1787.

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Dawson Turner

Dawson Turner (18 October 1775 – 21 June 1858) was an English banker, botanist and antiquary.

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Economic botany

Economic botany is the study of the relationship between people (individuals and cultures) and plants.

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Entomology

Entomology is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology.

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Exeter

Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon, England, with a population of 129,800 (mid-2016 EST).

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Flora Londinensis

Flora Londinensis is a book that described the flora found in the London region of the mid 18th century.

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Francis Palgrave

Sir Francis Palgrave, (born Francis Ephraim Cohen, July 1788 – 6 July 1861) was an English archivist and historian.

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Frederick William Beechey

Frederick William Beechey (17 February 1796 – 29 November 1856) was an English naval officer and geographer.

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Genera Filicum

Genera Filicum was one of the important systematic works on the ferns, fully published in London in 1842.

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George Arnott Walker-Arnott

George Arnott Walker-Arnott of Arlary FRSE (6 February 1799 – 17 June 1868) was a Scottish botanist.

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Glasgow

Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a botanical garden located in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland.

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Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England.

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Halesworth

Halesworth is a small market town and electoral ward, in the northeastern corner of Suffolk, England.

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Henry George Bohn

Henry George Bohn (4 January 179622 August 1884) was a British publisher.

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Herbarium

A herbarium (plural: herbaria) is a collection of preserved plant specimens and associated data used for scientific study.

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Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany

Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany was a scientific journal edited by Sir William Hooker that was published in nine volumes between 1849 and 1857.

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Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

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Icones Plantarum

Icones Plantarum is an extensive series of published volumes of botanical illustration, initiated by Sir William Jackson Hooker.

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James Edward Smith

Sir James Edward Smith (2 December 1759 – 17 March 1828) was an English botanist and founder of the Linnean Society.

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John Franklin

Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS (16 April 1786 – 11 June 1847) was an English Royal Navy officer and explorer of the Arctic.

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John Gilbert Baker

John Gilbert Baker FRS (13 January 1834 – 16 August 1920) was an English botanist.

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John Lightfoot (biologist)

The Reverend John Lightfoot (9 December 1735 – 20 February 1788) was an English parson-naturalist, spending much of his free time as a conchologist and botanist.

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Joseph Banks

Sir Joseph Banks, 1st Baronet, (19 June 1820) was an English naturalist, botanist and patron of the natural sciences.

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Joseph Dalton Hooker

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (30 June 1817 – 10 December 1911) was a British botanist and explorer in the 19th century.

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Knight Bachelor

The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.

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Moss

Mosses are small flowerless plants that typically grow in dense green clumps or mats, often in damp or shady locations.

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Natural history

Natural history is a domain of inquiry involving organisms including animals, fungi and plants in their environment; leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study.

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Norwich

Norwich (also) is a city on the River Wensum in East Anglia and lies approximately north-east of London.

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Norwich School (independent school)

Norwich School (formally King Edward VI Grammar School, Norwich) is a selective English independent day school in the close of Norwich Cathedral, Norwich.

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Ornithology

Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds.

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Plant

Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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Regius Professor

A Regius Professor is a university professor with royal patronage or appointment.

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Richard Hooker

Richard Hooker (March 25, 1554 – 3 November 1600) was an English priest in the Church of England and an influential theologian.

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Robert Brownrigg

General Sir Robert Brownrigg, 1st Baronet, GCB (1759 – 27 April 1833) was a British statesman and soldier.

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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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Royal Guelphic Order

The Royal Guelphic Order (Guelphen-Orden), sometimes also referred to as the Hanoverian Guelphic Order, is a Hanoverian order of chivalry instituted on 28 April 1815 by the Prince Regent (later King George IV).

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Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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St Anne's Church, Kew

St Anne's Church, Kew, is a parish church in Kew in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

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Suffolk

Suffolk is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England.

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Thomas Herbert Maguire

Thomas Herbert Maguire (1821 – 1895) was an English artist and engraver, noted for his portraits of prominent figures.

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Thomas Hopkirk

Thomas Hopkirk (1785–1841) was a Scottish botanist and lithographer.

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Thomas Taylor (botanist)

Thomas Taylor (1775–1848) was an English botanist, bryologist, and mycologist.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow (Oilthigh Ghlaschu; Universitas Glasguensis; abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities.

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William Curtis

William Curtis (11 January 1746 – 7 July 1799) was an English botanist and entomologist, who was born at Alton, Hampshire, where is the Curtis Museum.

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William Townsend Aiton

William Townsend Aiton FRHS FLS (2 February 1766 – 9 October 1849) was an English botanist.

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References

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

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