2015 Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meeting: 9 November 2015

“Some Plants from the land of Linnaeus”
Guest Speaker: Eva Buxton

Carl von Linné, the King of Flowers, as he is known in Sweden, is sometimes called the Father of Botany. Linnaeus was convinced that God had created all species and that his own role was to classify plants by putting them in classes based on the number of stamens, and within the classes, in orders based on the number of pistils.

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Chapter Meeting: 8 June 2015

William Jackson Hooker (by Thomas Herbert Maguire)

“Fathers and Sons: Famous Families in Western Botanical Pursuits”
Guest Speaker: Dr. Peggy L. Fiedler

Learn about some father-son duos who were famous botanist, including John & William Bartram, William Jackson and Joseph Dalton Hooker, and others. Understand better their roles in Western Botanical Science, Art, and Exploration.

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