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Early botanist picture found in the collections of the manchester Museum Herbarium
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (30 June 1817 – 10 December 1911) was one of the greatest British botanists and explorers of the 19th century. Hooker was a founder of geographical botany, and Charles Darwin's closest friend. He was Director of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, for twenty years and was awarded the highest honours of British science. biodiversitylibra...
Louis-Antoine Cusin (1824-1901), assistant naturalist at the Botanical Garden of Lyon from 1857 to 1884, has led many herborizations near Lyon, Bugey, Dauphiné, Pilat, etc. ., in addition to its communications on the Lyon region. He is the author of the Herbarium of the French flora by the process phytographique in 26 volumes (1867-1874), in collaboration with Edmé Ansberque, inventor of the process. Botanical Garden of Lyon
Cyrus Pringle lived from 1838 to 1911 and is most known for his voracious collection of plant specimens in Mexico. He personally discovered over 1,000 new species. He was a native of Vermont, and the Pringle Herbarium at the University of Vermont is named for him. He began as a farmer and owner of a nursery, and he bred new species of potato for sale. After being imprisoned for refusing to fight in the Civil War, based upon his beliefs as a Quaker, he returned to plant breeding.
George Forrest was a prolific and adventurous plant hunter. He collected over 30,000 specimens whilst travelling across NW Yunnan, SW Sichuan, SE Tibet and NE Upper Burma. As well as herbarium specimens, he brought back vast quantities of seed, introducing many garden plants including a large number of Rhododendron and Primula species.