Brian Lawrence Burt

Trendsetter in England Today is the birthday of the English botanist Brian Lawrence Burt who went by “Bill.” Burtt died in 2008. He is remembered for his contributions to the family Gesneriaceae, the family that includes African violets. When Burtt started going on and plant expeditions in 1951, the Gesneriaceae family was poorly represented. Thanks…

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Brian Lawrence Burt

Bill the Botanist It’s the death day of Brian Lawrence Burt, who went by “Bill.” He died in 2008. He was an English botanist and taxonomist noted for his contributions to the family Gesneriaceae, the family that Includes African violets. When Burt started going on and plant expeditions in 1951, the Gesneriaceae family was poorly…

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