botanical collections of William Lobb in Colombia

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The Smithsonian Institution , City of Washington
Lobb, William, 1809-1863., Botany -- Colo



Statementby Ellsworth P. Killip.
SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections., v. 87, no. 1
LC ClassificationsQ11 .S7 vol. 87, no. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.l., 13 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6280184M
LC Control Number32026193

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J.G. Hawkes,"William Lobb in Ecuador and the Enigma of Solanum lobbianum", Taxon, 41(3): E. Killip,"The Botanical Collections of William Lobb in Colombia", Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 87(1): William Lobb ( – 3 May ) was a British plant collector, employed by Veitch Nurseries of Exeter, who was responsible for introducing to commercial growers Britain Araucaria araucana (the monkey-puzzle tree) from Chile and the massive Sequoiadendron giganteum (Wellingtonia) from North America.

He and his brother, Thomas Lobb, were the first collectors to be sent out by the Veitch. Killip, E.P. The botanical collections of William Lobb in Colombia.

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We conducted a joint Colombia/United States/Venezuela wild potato (Solanum sect. Petota Dumort.) germplasm collecting expedition in Colombia from June 27–Aug and in Venezuela from August 17–Septem The goals of the expedition were to collect germplasm and study the species boundaries of all of the 23 Colombian and Venezuelan taxa accepted by current taxonomists.

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William Lobb: | | ||| | |Monkey-Puzzle trees| are popularly grown as |ornament World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias. or rarities in botanical collections at the time, all were From toand toWilliam Lobb collected in South America, sending back plants from Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and beyond to Panama, A new book on the Lobb brothers is due to be.

His collections were deposited in Berlin (B); there are duplicates in many other herbaria. Edward Whymper (–), an English geographer and alpinist, primarily was in Ecuador to scale volcanoes in – (Whymper, ; Bonney, ).

His botanical collections were deposited at BM. During lockdown in England and parts of Scotland: reserve online, pay by phone. Collection available in most shops. Or, add to basket, pay online, collect in as little as 2 hours, subject to availability.

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The new combination Gentianella trichostemma (Wedd.) J. Pringle is made. The holotype of Gentiana trichostemma is shown to be a mixed. Plant collecting is the acquisition of plant specimens for the purposes of research, cultivation, or as a hobby.

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Hawkes, J. G.: William Lobb in Ecuador and the enigma of Solanum lobbianum. - Taxon - ISSN A study of the William and Joseph Hooker archives at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, has provided a clear picture of the itinerary in Ecuador and southern Colombia of the British plant collector, William Lobb.

Lobb that he had overlooked the cases of what were by now mouldering plants in a corner of his warehouse, and it was to be nearly a year before Lobb had replenished his collection and personally escorted it back to England. In the autumn of Exeter filled another large order from Sir William.

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businesses with a retail storefronts (open to the general public) and to the design trade. The Giant Redwood was introduced by Cornish-born William Lobb, who was employed by the famed nursery of James Veitch & Sons to travel to California to collect seeds, including of newly-discovered conifer species.

Inhe eventually discovered a stand of Giant Redwoods in Calaveras Grove. The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress.

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This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.William Lobb () collected in South America and western North America and Thomas Lobb () traveled through south-east Asia and India.

Together they put in a total of almost 30 years traveling and collecting, often in barely explored regions. Their travels and adventures are full of drama, trial and tribulation.This book is intended for those who wish to learn about the multifaceted nature of this amazing plant.

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