Dugald Carmichael

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Dugald Carmichael (born 1772 in Stronacraoibh, Lismore Island, died 1827 in Appin[1]) wus a Scots botanist an officer in the 72nt Hielanders. He is kent as the "Faither o Marine Botany". The plant genus Carmichaelia is named efter him.[2]

He wis a friend o Sir William Hooker.

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  1. http://carmichaelwatson.blogspot.com/2009/10/captain-dugald-carmichael-fls.html
  2. NZ Rhizobia. "Taxonomy of New Zealand Native Legumes". Retrieved 28 March 2011.