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John Locke's seed lists: a case study in botanical exchange

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This paper gives a detailed analysis of four seed lists in the journals of John Locke. These lists provide a window into a fascinating open network of botanical exchange in the early 1680s which included two of the leading botanists of the day. Pierre Magnol of Montpellier and Jacob Bobart the Younger of Oxford. The provenance and significance of the lists are assessed in relation to the relevant extant herbaria and plant catalogues from the period. The lists and associated correspondence pro...

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10.1016/j.shpsc.2009.09.003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Plant Sciences
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"University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand"
Department:
Department of Philosophy
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Elsevier
Journal:
Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences More from this journal
Volume:
40
Issue:
4
Pages:
256-264
Publication date:
2009-12-01
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1369-8486
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English
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2010-02-05

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