Reference numberEC/1920/07
Previous numbersCert XIII, 181; A03404
TitleHill, Sir Arthur William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationAssistant-Director of the Royal Gardens, Kew. Formerly Fellow and Dean of King's College, Cambridge, and University Lecturer in Botany. Distinguished as a botanist by his researches on protoplasmic continuity in plants, and on various problems of systematic and economic botany. Has travelled in South America, Algeria, and the West Indies for purposes of botanical investigation. Author of: - 'The Distribution and Character of Connecting Threads in the Tissues of Pinus Sylvestris and other Allied Species' (Phil Trans, 1901); 'The Histology of the Sieve-Tubes of Pinus' (Ann Bot, 1901); 'The Histology of the Endosperm during Germination in Tamus communis and Galium Tricorne' (wirth W Gardiner) (Proc Camb Phil Soc, 1902); 'The Histology of the Sieve-Tubes of Angiosperms' (Ann Bot, 1908); 'On the Structure and Affinities of a Lepidodendroid Stem' (with A C Seward) (Trans Roy Soc Edin, 1900); 'The Morphology and Seedling Structure of the Geophilous Species of Peperomia, together with some views on the Origin of Monocotyledons' (Ann Bot, 1906); 'Floral Mechanism of the Genus Sebaea' (ibid, 1913); 'Studies in Seed Germination - the Genus Marsh' (ibid, 1916); 'The History of Primula Obconica under Cultivation' (Journ of Genetics, 1912); 'Notes on a Journey in Bolivia and Peru around Lake Titicaca' (Scottish Geol Journ, 1905); 'South America in its relation to Horticulture' (Journ Roy Hort Soc, 1911); 'A Visit to the West Indies' (Kew Bulletin, 1912); 'The Acaulescent Species of Malvastrum' (Journ Linn Soc, 1909); 'A Revision of the Geophilous Species of Peperomia, (Ann Bot, 1907); 'Gentianaceae' (Flora Capensis, 1909); 'Santalaceae' (ibid, 1915); 'The Genus Thesium in South Africa' (Kew Bull 1915); 'The History and Functions of Botantic Gardens' (Ann Missouri Bot Gardens, 1915).
ProposersH Wager; W Gardiner; A C Seward; F O Bower; W Bateson; L Doncaster; J B Farmer; V H Blackman; H T Brown; H G Plimmer; David Prain; I B Balfour; A B Rendle; O Stapf; H Woodward; J S Gamble
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Hill, Sir Arthur William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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