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Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew

By William Aiton

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Title: Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew  
Author: William Aiton
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Language: English
Subject: Chemistry, Agriculture
Collections: American Libraries Collection
Historic
Publication Date:
1811
Publisher: Printed for Longman , Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown

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Contains 11,013 species of which 300 are Australian species, 116 of them sourced from Flinder's circumnavigation of Australia, 1801-1803, in the Investigator. The catalogue gives brief descriptions in Latin according to the Linnean style, not only of plants grown at Kew but also of almost all the species then cultivated in England. In addition it records the native country of each species, date of introduction and by whom introduced.

 

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