botanist in Ireland

by R. Lloyd Praeger

Publisher: EP Publishing in Wakefield

Written in English
Published: Pages: 587 Downloads: 523
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Edition Notes

StatementRobert Lloyd Praeger.
LC ClassificationsQK307 .P7 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], xii, 587 [i.e. 458] p., 44 p. of plates :
Number of Pages587
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5248990M
ISBN 100854099557
LC Control Number75321334

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(xii), pp, 6 maps, 44 pls, numerous other illustrations within text, all B&W, some pencil underlining. An excellent copy Praeger, naturalist and author, whose findings on Irish plant distribution and habitat types culminated in The Botanist in Ireland (); he also published a further volume of reminiscences.

See ODNB for a full Bio. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Praeger, R. Lloyd (Robert Lloyd), Botanist in Ireland. Wakefield: EP Pub., (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Praeger, R.

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This list may not reflect recent changes (). Robert Lloyd Praeger (25 August – 5 May ) was an Irish naturalist, writer and librarian. Of a Unitarian background, he was born and raised in Holywood, County Down.

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The book examines the history, geography, geology, vegetation and land use of this beautiful corner of Ireland, as well as giving an illustrated catalogue of its wild plants.

Ellen Hutchins features strongly, as the first botanist to record the plants of Whiddy Island and produce a list from the Bantry Bay area. In just eight years of botanising, Ellen found many new species, became Ireland’s first female botanist and put Bantry Bay on the map for its wonderful diversity of plants.

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