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A history of botanical exploration in Amazonian Ecuador, 1739-1988

by Susanne Renner

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ecuador,
  • Amazon River Region
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- Ecuador -- History.,
    • Botany -- Amazon River Region -- History.,
    • Plant collecting -- Ecuador -- History.,
    • Plant collecting -- Amazon River Region -- History.,
    • Plant collectors -- Ecuador -- History.,
    • Plant collectors -- Amazon River Region -- History.,
    • Scientific expeditions -- Ecuador -- History.,
    • Scientific expeditions -- Amazon River Region -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementS.S. Renner.
      SeriesSmithsonian contributions to botany ;, no. 82
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK1 .S2747 no. 82
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 39 p. ;
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1704601M
      LC Control Number92005840

      Hepaticae Amazonicae et Andinae was the first comprehensive work published on South American hepatics, and it remains to date the most thorough treatment. It was the magnum opus of one of the outstanding naturalist-explorers of the 19th century-Richard Sp. ‘A Botanist in Amazonia.’ Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon and Andes. By Richard Spruce, Ph.D. Edited and condensed by Alfred Russel Wallace, O.M., F.R.S. In two volumes. (Macmillan, 21s. net.) This is a book of more than usual interest. It rescues from oblivion the lifelong and devoted labours of.

      Ynés Enriquetta Julietta Mexía ( – J ) was a Mexican-American botanist known for her collection of novel plant specimens from areas of Mexico, Peru, and discovered a new genus of Asteraceae and was the most accomplished plant collector of her time. Botanist and explorer Ynés Mexía, braved earthquakes, bogs, and poisonous berries all for the sake of Born: , Washington, D.C., U.S. Humboldt and Bonpland traveled more than 6, miles, through Venezuela, down the Orinoco River, through the Amazonian jungle, up towards Cuba, then back down to Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, traversing the Andes, sailing the Pacific Ocean northward toward Mexico, then back to Cuba, and finally to France, with a stop in New York.

      The Huaorani, Waorani, or Waodani, also known as the Waos, are native Amerindians from the Amazonian Region of Ecuador (Napo, Orellana, and Pastaza Provinces) who have marked differences from other ethnic groups from alternate name Auca is a pejorative exonym used by the neighboring Quechua natives, and commonly adopted by Spanish-speakers as well. The introduction of this Amazonian tree from the wild and its domestication in the 19th century was the work of the British bo-tamcal gardens, especially the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, and is unquestionably the most outstanding example of the value of such institutions in bettering life on earth. Rubber-yielding trees and vines grew inFile Size: KB.


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