George Henslow

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Rev. George Henslow (1835-1925)Rev George Henslow FLS (1835-1925) == biography == Church of England clergyman, lecturer and botanist. Son of Rev Prof John Stevens Henslow. Sometime curate of Steyning, Sussex and headmaster of grammar schools at Warwick and London; lecturer in botany at St Bartholomew's medical school and honorary professor of botany to the RHS. As a lecturer, very popular with amateur gardeners and naturalists, but as a Lamarckian rather than a Darwinian, less popular in scientific circles.

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references and external links

  • Kent DH & Allen DE. 1984. British and Irish Herbaria. London.

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