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Don, Davidlocked

(1799–1841)
  • William T. Stearn

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Don, David (1799–1841), botanist, was born at Doo Hillock, Forfarshire, Scotland, on 21 December 1799, the second son among the fifteen children of George Don (1764–1814), nurseryman and field botanist. David and his brother George Don (1798–1856) became distinguished botanists; their three brothers remained gardeners. Like his older brother, ...

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