David Prain

British botanist

1857   -   1944

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Edinburgh
occupation: military physician, botanist
award received: Fellow of the Royal Society, Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire, Linnean Medal, Veitch Memorial Medal, Albert Medal

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Sir David Prain (11 July 1857 – 16 March 1944) was a Scottish physician remembered as a noted amateur botanist. He worked for many years in India working in the Calcutta Botanical Garden and involved in cinchona cultivation in Darjeeling.
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