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date: 27 February 2021

Donn, Jameslocked

(1758–1813)
  • S. Max Walters

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Donn, James (1758–1813), botanist and gardener, was born in Perthshire. He began his horticultural training under William Aiton at Kew, and was appointed curator of the university botanic garden in Cambridge in 1794, in which post he remained until his death in 1813. His name is associated with a remarkable publication, ...

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University of Cambridge, department of plant sciences