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David Price



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:09 am    Post subject: Charlotte Ellen Palmer Reply with quote

Charlotte Ellen Palmer (1830-27/2/1914)

name:Miss Charlotte Ellen Palmer
dates:1830-27/2/1914
type:person
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"Charlotte Ellen Palmer, from Odiham, and her companion Bernard King; both are good friends of the doyen of British botany at the time, G Claridge Druce. They are also long-time friends and, in the case of King, a relative of Frederick Townsend ...... "

See article 'ecological history of Greywell Moors' on page 11 of Hants Wildlife Trust's Flora News Spring 2008 at http://www.hantsplants.org.uk/docs/Flora%20News%20Spring%202008.pdf
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geoff toone



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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:52 pm    Post subject: Charlotte Ellen Palmer Reply with quote

A very well known botanist. I have two records of hers from the Isle of Wight :-

Viola tricolor subsp. tricolor Wild Pansy Bembridge SZ6488 vc10 present 31 Dec 1929 Palmer, Miss Extracted from publication May be the same record as for Miss C. Palmer [Townsend 1904]. Rec., as Viola tricolor var. vectensis F. N. Williams o
Extracted from publication
Rayner, Mr J.F., 1929, Supplement to Flora of Hampshire incl., the Isle of Wight

Viola tricolor subsp. tricolor Wild Pansy Bembridge, Steyn wood, Field outside SZ6487 vc10 present 31 Dec 1904 Palmer, Miss C. Extracted from publication May be the same record as for Miss Palmer [Rayner, 1929]. Rec., as V. tricolor var. banatica, Kit.
Extracted from publication
Townsend, Mr F., 1904, Flora of Hampshire incl., the Isle of Wight, 2nd Edn.

The grid refs are literals from her location names and possibly the same site. There are other records from her for that period, if memory serves from around the Undercliff of the southern downs.
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oldnick



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

info from 'Warwickshire's Wildflowers' Steven J Falk - note spelling, dates etc:
Charlotte Eden Palmer 1830-1914, lived in Lighthorne Warks, some important records in J E Bagnall's Flora of Warks, granddaughter of:
the Countess of Aylesford 1760-1832, resided at Packington Hall still the seat of the fmily, she added about 30 new species to the county list and produced nearly 3000 paintings of flowers, these can now be found in the Oxford Univ Herb, together with important specimens gathered by C E P.
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