Gustavus A Ornano St. Brody

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Dr Gustavus A Ornano St Brody BSc PhD (1828-22/11/1901)

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Biography

Born France 1828 Died Wallingford, Berks 22 Nov. 1901

BSc Paris. PhD Göttingen. Awarded FLS in 1863.

"Dr St Brody of Cheltenham" was awarded a Gold Medal in the British Botanical Competition (reported in a biography of John Fraser by The Herbarium, The University of Hull).


Published Flora of Weston-super-Mare 1856.

"it is the delight of the exploring botanist, to increase his practical knowledge by visiting spots known to him by the name of privileged localities. in such places numerous uncommon plants abound, and he feels sure that the toils of a careful search will be amply rewarded…" quote from ‘Flora of Weston’, Weston- super-Mare, September 1856. This publication was sponsored by the 'great and good' of the area, it starts with a list of their names. It then continues with a glossary of botanical terms : anther, bifid, campanulate, deltoid, elliptical etc.

'New Gloucestershire Plants’ (J. Bot. 1866, 121–23):


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Herbarium at Bristol and Gloucester Museums.

Handwriting Example

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information included from the herbariaunited database

Inferred associations

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Collection activity by county

1854

1894

VC6
VC15
VC16
VC33, VC34
VC35
VC36
VC38
VC65


Examples of handwriting

 

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