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Reference numberEC/1891/05
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TitleBower, Frederick Orpen: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationRegius Professor of Botany in the University of Glasgow. Distinguished for his researches in histological and morphological botany. Author (in conjunction with Prof S H Vines, FRS) of 'A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany,' and of the following papers, amongst others: - 'On the Development of the Conceptacle in Fucaceae' (Quart Journ Micros Sci, 1879); 'On the Germination of 'Welwitschia'' (ibid, 1880); 'On the Further Development of 'Welwitschia'' (ibid, 1881); 'On the Germination and Embryogeny of 'Gnetum Gnemon' (Quart Journ Micros Sci, 1882); 'On the Structure of the Stem of 'Rhynchopetalum montanum'' (Journ Linn Soc, 1883); 'On the Comparative Morphology of the leaf in Vascular Cryptogams and Gymnosperms' (Phil Trans, 1884); 'On the Apex of the Root of 'Osmunda' and 'Todia' (Quart Journ Micros Sci, 1884); 'On Apospory in Ferns' (Journ Linn Soc, 1884); 'On the Developmentand Morphology of 'Phylloglossum Drummondii' (Phil Trans, 1885); 'On Apospory and Allied Phenomena' (Trans Linn Soc, 1887); 'On the Limits of the Use of the Terms Phyllome and Caulome' (Annals of Bot, 1887); 'On the Modes of Climbing in the Genus 'Calamus' (ibid); 'On some Normal and Abnormal Developments of the Oophyte in Trichomanes' (ibid); ''Humboldtia laurifolia' as a Myrmekophilous Plant' (Trans Phil Soc, Glasg); 'The Comparative Examination of the Meristems of Ferns as a Phylogenetic Study' (Annals of Bot, 1889);'On the Morphology of the Leaf of Nepenthes' (ibid); 'On Antithetic as distinctfrom Homologous Alternation of Generations in Plants' (ibid, 1890). Translator (in conjunction with Dr D H Scott) of 'Comparative Anatomy of the Phanerogams and Ferns,' by Anton de Barry (Clarendon Press, 1884).
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: Isaac Bayley Balfour; Jos D Hooker; W T Thiselton Dyer; William Carruthers; Danl Oliver; J Gilbert Baker; Walter Gardiner; William Botting Hemsley; Sydney H Vines; H Marshall Ward; Francis Darwin; Edward B Poulton; P H Pye-Smith; Henry Woodward
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Bower, Frederick Orpen: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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