Reference numberEC/1905/11
Previous numbersCert XII, 209
TitleOliver, Francis Wall: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationQuain Professor of Botany, University College, London, since 1889. Chairman of the Board of Studies for Botany, University of London. Distinguished for his knowledge of and researches in Botany, especially ecology and Fossil Botany. Author of the following papers: 'On the Obliteration of the Sieve-Tubes in Laminarieae' (Ann of Bot, vol i, 1887); 'On the Sensitive Labellum of 'Masdevallia muscosa'' (ibid); 'Uber Fortpflanzung des Reizes bei reizbaren Narben' (Ber d Deutsch Bot Gesell, Bd V, 1887); 'On a Point of Biological Interest in the Flower of 'Pleurothallis Ornatus'' (Nature, vol xxxvi, 1887); 'On the Structure, Development and Affinities of Trapella' (Ann of Bot, vol ii, 1888); 'On 'Sarcodes sanguinea'' (ibid, vol iv, 1890); 'Report on Observations made at the Royal Gardens, Kew, upon Mr Nowack's Weather-plant' (Kew Bull Miscel Information 1890); 'Report on Urban Fog' (Roy Hort Soc, 1893); 'A Vascular Sporangium' (New Phytologist, vol i, 1902); 'On some points of Apparent Resemblance in Fossil and Recent Seeds' (ibid); 'Notes on Fossil Fungi' (ibid, vol ii, 1903); 'The Ovules of the Older Gymnosperms' (Ann of Bot, vol xvii, 1903); 'Structure and Affinities of Stephanosperms' (Trans Linn Soc Botany, vol vi, 1904); 'Notes on Trigonscarpus and Polyophosperm' (New Phytologist, vol iii, 1904). With Dr D H Scott, 'On the Structure of the Palaeozoic Seed 'Lagenostoma Lomaxi'' (Phil Trans, vol cxcvii, B 1904); also of numerous short articles. Prof Oliver edited, and in part re-wrote the English edition of Verner's 'Natural History of Plants,' vol i, 1894, vol ii 1895.
ProposersD H Scott; J B Farmer; I B Balfour; F O Bower; H M Ward; A C Seward; W Gardiner; Joseph D Hooker; William T Thiselton-Dyer
Extent1 sheet
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Oliver, Francis Wall: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1753Oliver; Francis Wall (1864 - 1951); palaeobotanist and ecologist1864 - 1951
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