James Donn

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James Donn (1758-1813) James Donn FLS (1758-1813) botanist and gardener


born Perthshire, trained by William Aiton at Kew, protege of Sir Joseph Banks, appointed curator of Cambridge Botanic Garden (1792), published Hortus Cantabrigiensis (1796); grandfather of Sir William Sterndale Bennett, composer.

information included from the herbariaunited database

references and external links

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

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