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Edmondston, Thomas (1825-40): b. Boness, Shetland, 20 Sept. 1825; d. Sua, Atacamas, Ecuador, 21 Jan. 1846. Naturalist to H.M.S. ' Herald,' 1845-6. ' Flora of Shetland,' 1845; MS. (1837) in Herb. Mus. Brit.; ed. ii. 1903 (biog. & portr.). Contrib. to Phyt. i. & ii. Hook. Corr. Discovered Arenaria norvegica. Galapagos pl. at Kew (see Linn. Trans, xx. 163-262). Pritz. 98. "Jacks. 259. R.S.C. ii. 446. ' The Young Shetlander,' 1868, by his mother. Seemann, ' Voyage of Herald,' i. 67. Phyt. ii. 580. Journ. Bot. 1912, 96. Gard. Mag. xvi. 102. D.N.B. xvi. 397. Edmonstonia Seem

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