Douglas Campbell

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Campbell, Douglas


Born Dec. 16, 1859, in Detroit, Mich.; died Feb. 24, 1953, in Palo Alto, Calif. American botanist. Professor at Stanford University (1891–1925).

Campbell wrote basic papers on the comparative morphology, embryology, and phylogeny of higher plants (particularly mosses and pteridophytes) and on phytogeography.


The Structure and Development of the Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae). New York, 1905.
The Evolution of the Land Plants (Embryophyta). Stanford, 1940.
In Russian translation:
Botanicheskie landshafty zemnogo shara. Moscow, 1948.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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