William Roxburgh

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William Roxburgh
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Engravin bi Charles Turner Warren
Born 29 June 1751
Underwood, Craigie, Ayrshire
Died 10 Apryle 1815(1815-04-10) (aged 63)
Park Place, Edinburgh
Residence Calcutta
Naitionality Scots
Scientific career
Fields surgeon, botanist
Doctoral advisor John 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.