Reference numberEC/1889/10
Previous numbersCert XI, 165
TitleHemsley, William Botting: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationEntered the Kew Herbarium in 1863; assistance acknowledged by G Bentham, FRS, in preface to Flora Australiensis, 1863; ALS, 1875; Lecturer on Botany at St Mary's Hospital, 1876; author of numerous papers on Systematic Botany which together with his larger works have given him an authoritative position in this branch of science; author of the Botany (5 vols 4to) of the Biologia Centrali-Americana, 1879-88; joint author with Brigade-Surgeon Aitchison, FRS, of memoirs on the botanical collections of the several Afghan expeditions (Journ Linn Soc xviii, pp 29-113, 1880; xix, pp 148-200, 1882; Trans Linn Soc, 2nd Ser iii, pp 1-139, 1888); engaged by sub-committee of the Government Grant Committee to prepare the Index Florae Sinensis, an enumeration of all known Chinese plants, in course of publication (Journ Linn Soc xxiii, 1886-1888, et seq).
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: Jos D Hooker; W T Thiselton Dyer; George King; Isaac Bayley Balfour; Danl Oliver; J Gilbert Baker; F D Godman; Osbert Salvin; William Carruthers; Maxwell T Masters
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Hemsley, William Botting: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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