Reference numberEC/1897/20
TitleMurray, George Robert Milne: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionPrincipal certificate
CitationF.R.S.E., F.L.S. Naturalist to the Solar Eclipse Expedition to Grenada, 1886, Examiner in Botany, Glasgow University, 1887-92; Victoria University, 1889-92. Lecturer on Botany at the Royal Veterinary College, London. Author of numerous papers on the structure, classification and distribution of Cryptogaius, of which the following are the more important:- "Investigations into the Infection of Fishes with Saprolegnia ferax" (Reports of the Inspector of Fisheries 1883, 84 and 85), "On the outer Peridium of Pnoomeia" (Journ. Linn. Soc. 1883); "On two new species of Lentinus, one of them growing on a large sclerotium" (Trans. Linn. Soc. 1886); "On a new species of Rhipilia" (ibid); "On Boodlea, a new genus of Siphonocladaceae" (Journ. Linn. Soc. 1890); "The distribution of Marine Algae in space and time" (Trans. Biological Soc. Liverpool, 1891); "On a fossil Alga belonging to the genus Caulupa from the Oolite" (Phycological Memoirs, 1892); On a new species of Caulupa with observations on the position of the genus"( Trans. Linn. Soc. 1891); "On the structure of Dictyosphaeria" (Phycol. Mem.1892); "A comparison of the Marine Floras of the warm Atlantic, the Cape of Good Hope and the Indian Ocean" (Ibid).; "On Halicystis and Valonia" (Ibid); Author of several articles in the Encyclopaedia Britannica including "Fungi" and "Vegetable Parasitism"; Joint author with A.W. Bennett, M.A., R of "A Handbook of Cryptogamic Botany" 1889; with Mr Booodle of memoirs on "The Structure of Spongocladia" (Annals of Botany, 1888); A structural and systematic account of struvea" (Ibid); A systematic and Structural Account of Aurainvillaea" (Journ. Bonty, 1889); and with Miss Barton on "The structure and systematic position of Chantransia" (Journ. Linn. Soc. 1891)
ProposersWm Roberts; William Carruthers; W H Flower; ? ; John D Hooker; Danl Oliver; C B Clarke; P L Sclater; Henry Woodward; Sydney H Vines
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
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