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Ernest H. Wilson, plant hunter.

With a list of his most important introductions and where to get them

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      • A full list of Mr. Wilsons magazine contributions, prepared and published by Mr. Alfred Rehder for the Journal of the Arnold arboretum in October, 1930: p. 113-124.

        StatementThe Stratford Company
        PublishersThe Stratford Company
        LC Classifications1931
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 58 p. :
        Number of Pages91
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 10nodata

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When she plant hunter. he was to make another trip she was greatly worried. Whether this reserved Britisher actually liked what the publishers had dubbed him was not known, but E. Categories: Gardening Augustine Henry botanized in the area in the 1880s and 1890s, thereby paving the road for professional plant hunters, notably Ernest Henry Wilson.


He traveled up river to Patung, where the head official told Wilson it was too dangerous to continue. The Ernest H. Wilson between these three mountains forms a triangle and is a welter of crags and gullies, which the Chinese call the Laoloin, or wilderness.

He did his best to frighten Wilson and his men, but finally gave up and assigned six soldiers to accompany the explorers. Indeed, Wilson lost that contest. He was to learn in a few days all Sargent could teach him and be on his way. Fan's scholarship is meticulous, with careful attention to detail, and his prose is clear, controlled, and succinct. Meddling with nature's charms Q: Would you have wanted to collect seeds from this lily?

On Wilsons' first two trips for Veitch he was to have the opportunity to prove Charles Maries wrong. Shortly after returning from his first trip, he married a young lady he had known for several years.

Please consider using the datadump before crawling and killing our server. " Q: Is there a big difference between wild plants and the garden flowers we're used to seeing? In 1903 Wilson discovered the in western along the. In 1916—1917 edited a partial list of his introductions as Plantae Wilsonianae.

" However he did not give up and after several weeks of searching found others. Working from plant hunter. sources—journals, letters, and notes from the field—Anita Silvey introduces us to these daring adventurers and scientists. In 1910 he again returned to the Min valley, but this time his leg was crushed during an avalanche of boulders as he was carried along the trail in his sedan chair. Yet despite the importance and extent of this scientific activity, it has been entirely neglected by historians of science.

Wilson would never sleep in a Chinese bed. These recorded for posterity not only the local flora and fauna, but also the Ernest H. Wilson people, places and customs, and are remarkable as social, as well as scientific, visual documents.

Ernest H. Wilson: plant hunter ; with a list of his most important introductions and where to get them

Der vorliegende Band gibt ein Schriftenverzeichnis, T�tigkeitsberichte aus Hawaii, Zeitungsberichte ueber Rocks Forschungen, Briefwechsel mit Botanikern und Institutionen so dem Gray Herbarium und die umfangreiche Korrespondenz mit dem Harvard-Yenching-Institut, dessen Forschungsmitarbeiter Rock zeitweise war.

Rock hat spater die Ortsnamen genauer bestimmt und in tibetischer Orthographie beigegeben. On 15 October 1930, Wilson, along with his wife, was fatally injured in a car accident outside Worcester, Massachusetts.