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occupation: anthropologist, botanist, surgeon
award received: Fellow of the Linnean Society of London
Benjamin Heyne FLS (1770, Döbra – 6 February 1819, Madras) was a German born Scottish botanist, naturalist, and surgeon who worked in British India as a Botanist to Samalkot in the Madras Presidency under the British East India Company. He collected and described plants from southern India, many of which were named after him by European botanists.
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