Edgar Anderson

The Gift of Good Students The botanist Edgar Anderson wrote to his student Charles B Heiser Jr: “Oh stamp collecting, when will taxonomists ever take any interest in being biologists? Once, when I traveled with E.J. Palmer, I went to a good deal of trouble to get a whole sheet of lily pods, and he…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the Italian botanist who introduced coffee and bananas to Europe and the botanist who described new varieties of mums from China on this day in 1822. We’ll learn about the man who could see the capabilities of a landscape In the botanist who wrote encouraging letters to one of his students. Today’s…

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