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Joseph Dalton Hooker

British botanist, lichenologist, and surgeon (1817-1911)

1817   -   1911

country of citizenship: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
language of expression: Latin, English
educated at: University of Glasgow
occupation: botanist, explorer, pteridologist, bryologist, mycologist, surgeon
award received: Fellow of the Royal Society, Companion of the Order of the Bath, Copley Medal, Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts, Royal medal, Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India, Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India, Darwin Medal, Albert Medal, Cothenius Medal, Darwin–Wallace Medal, Clarke Medal, Linnean Medal, Victoria Medal of Honour, Fellow of the Ethnological Society of London, Founder’s Medal
position held: president of the Royal Society
student of: William Jackson Hooker

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (30 June 1817 – 10 December 1911) was a British botanist and explorer in the 19th century. He was a founder of geographical botany and Charles Darwin's closest friend. For twenty years he served as director of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, succeeding his father, William Jackson Hooker, and was awarded the highest honours of British science.
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Flora Novae-Zelandiae

book by Joseph Dalton Hooker

author: Joseph Dalton Hooker
illustrator: Walter Hood Fitch

1851

Flora Tasmaniae

book by Joseph Dalton Hooker

author: Joseph Dalton Hooker
illustrator: Walter Hood Fitch

1853

Handbook of the New Zealand Flora

book by Joseph Dalton Hooker

author: Joseph Dalton Hooker

1864

The Flora of British India

book by Joseph Dalton Hooker

author: Joseph Dalton Hooker

Illustrations of Himalayan Plants

book by Joseph Dalton Hooker

author: Joseph Dalton Hooker

1855

Flora of Fuegia, the Falkland Islands, etc

book by Joseph Dalton Hooker

author: Joseph Dalton Hooker
illustrator: Walter Hood Fitch

1845

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