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date: 16 October 2019

Bowie, Jameslocked

(c. 1789–1869)
  • Richard Drayton

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Bowie, James (c. 1789–1869), gardener and botanist, was born in London, son of an Oxford Street seedsman. From 1810 he was employed at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. In 1814 he was chosen by Sir Joseph Banks, with Allan Cunningham, to collect plants for ...

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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
W. J. de Kock & others, eds., , 5 vols. (1968–87)