William Roxburgh

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William Roxburgh
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Engravin bi Charles Turner Warren
Born29 June 1751
Underwood, Craigie, Ayrshire
Died10 Apryle 1815(1815-04-10) (aged 63)
Park Place, Edinburgh
ResidenceCalcutta
NaitionalityScots
Scientific career
Fieldssurgeon, botanist
Doctoral advisorJohn Hope
Author abbrev. (botany)Roxb.

William Roxburgh FRSE FRCPE FLS (3 or 29 Juin 1751 – 18 Februar 1815[1]) wis a Scots surgeon an botanist that wirked extensively in Indie, descrivin species an wirkin on economic botany.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Robinson (2008):5-6.

Soorces[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Robinson, Tim (2008). William Roxburgh. The Founding Father of Indian Botany. Chichester, England: Phillimore.