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Vines, Sydney Howardlocked

  • T. G. B. Osborn
  • , revised by D. J. Mabberley


Vines, Sydney Howard (1849–1934), botanist, was born on 31 December 1849 at Ealing, the only child of William Reynolds Vines, a schoolmaster turned businessman, and his wife, Jessie Robertson. For part of his early life he lived in Paraguay where his father had a sheep ranch. His formal education began at a Moravian school in ...

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