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Winifred Curtis

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Winifred Mary Curtis AM (15 June 1905 – 14 October 2005) was a British-born Australian botanist, author and a pioneer researcher in plant embryology and cytology. [1]

26 relations: Author, Botany, Cell (biology), Doctor of Science, Embryology, England, Fahan School, Hampstead, Herbarium, Hobart, London, Manchester, Margaret Stones, Milo Talbot, 7th Baron Talbot of Malahide, Order of Australia, Polyploid, Pultenaea juniperina, Scamander, Tasmania, Taraxacum, Tasmania, Tasmanian Herbarium, The Endemic Flora of Tasmania, United Kingdom, University College London, University of Tasmania, Winifredia.

Author

An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer.

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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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Cell (biology)

The cell (from Latin cella, meaning "small room") is the basic structural, functional, and biological unit of all known living organisms.

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Doctor of Science

Doctor of Science (Latin: Scientiae Doctor), usually abbreviated Sc.D., D.Sc., S.D., or D.S., is an academic research degree awarded in a number of countries throughout the world.

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Embryology

Embryology (from Greek ἔμβρυον, embryon, "the unborn, embryo"; and -λογία, -logia) is the branch of biology that studies the prenatal development of gametes (sex cells), fertilization, and development of embryos and fetuses.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Fahan School

Fahan School is an independent, day and boarding school located in Sandy Bay, a suburb of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

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Hampstead

Hampstead, commonly known as Hampstead Village, is an area of London, England, northwest of Charing Cross.

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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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Hobart

Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.

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London

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

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Margaret Stones

Elsie Margaret Stones AM, MBE (born 28 August 1920 at Colac, Victoria) is an Australian botanical illustrator.

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Milo Talbot, 7th Baron Talbot of Malahide

Milo John Reginald Talbot, 7th Baron Talbot of Malahide (1 December 1912 – 14 April 1973), was a British diplomat.

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Order of Australia

The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service.

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Polyploid

Polyploid cells and organisms are those containing more than two paired (homologous) sets of chromosomes.

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Pultenaea juniperina

Pultenaea juniperina, or prickly bush-pea, is a plant of the family Fabaceae native to Eastern Australia.

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Scamander, Tasmania

Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia.

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Taraxacum

Taraxacum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, which consists of species commonly known as dandelions.

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Tasmania

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

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Tasmanian Herbarium

The Tasmanian Herbarium is a herbarium in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

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The Endemic Flora of Tasmania

The Endemic Flora of Tasmania is a six-volume botanical book, with text by Winifred Mary Curtis and coloured lithographs by botanical illustrator Margaret Stones.

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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 College London

University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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University of Tasmania

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a public research university primarily located in Tasmania, Australia.

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Winifredia

Winifredia is a group of plants in the Restionaceae described as a genus in 1986.

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References

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

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