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BALFOUR, John Hutton FRSE FRS FRCSE FLS MWS (1808-1884) Botanist

Founder of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh, he published extensively including a large number of botanical textbooks. In 1845 be was appointed Professor of Botany at Edinburgh University and Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE).

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