Catalogue des plantes indigenes des Pyrenees et du Bas Languedoc

Catalogue des plantes indigenes des Pyrenees et du Bas Languedoc : Avec des notes et observations sur les especes nouvelles ou peu connues

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English botanist George Bentham (1800-84) is most famous as the author of the popular Handbook of the British Flora (1858), which ran into many editions. A distinguished scientist, Bentham was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1862, and served as President of the Linnean Society of London for thirteen years (1861-74). Originally published in 1826, this catalogue of plants from the Pyrenees region of France is Bentham's second work. Inspired by French botanist de Candolle (1778-1841) as well as by the analytical methods of his uncle, the famous philosopher Jeremy Bentham, this book is a systematic overview of the plants found between Figueras, in the north of Spain, and Bordeaux, Narbonne and Montpellier in France. The book opens with the story of Bentham's 1825 three-month trip through the Pyrenees region, with botanist G. A. Walker Arnott (1799-1868), on which the Catalogue is more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • French
  • 1139096001
  • 9781139096003

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Preface; Catalogue des plantes des Pyrenees et du bas more