George Bentham

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Bentham, George


Born Sept. 22, 1800, in Stock, near Plymouth; died Sept. 10,1884, in London. English botanist. Together with J. Hooker, Bentham wrote the fundamental work Genera Plantarum (vols. 1–3,1862–83), in which every genus of flowering plants was described. He also gave descriptions of the flora of Australia (with F. Muller), India, the environs of Hong Kong, and other locales.

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(2016) as well as his parents, George and Ruth Bentham, his in-laws John and Adelaide Hall, his brother George Bentham and his niece Judy Bruce, his grand nephew Peter Bruce, as well as his sister-in-law Jeanne Talkowski, and brother-in-law Bob Boettcher.
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