Grevillea Decurrens

Grevillea Decurrens

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Grevillea decurrens is a shrub native to northern Australia. It was described in 1917 by Alfred J. Ewart, having been considered a pink-flowered variant of the similar Grevillea heliosperma.Ewart was born in Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England, second son of Edmund Brown Ewart, B.A. and his wife, Martha n e Williams. Alfred was educated at the Liverpool Institute and University College, Liverpool, Ewart graduated Ph.D. at Leipzig University and D.Sc. at Oxford. He was a demonstrator of botany at Liverpool, and subsequently Science Master at King Edward's School, Birmingham, and lecturer on botany at Birmingham University, where he was for a time deputy professor. In 1905 Ewart was appointed Professor of Botany at the University of Melbourne. He had already completed a laborious and useful piece of work, his translation of Wilhelm Pfeffer's treatise on The Physiology of Plants, the first volume of which was published in 1900, the second in 1903, and the third in 1906.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134977292
  • 9786134977296