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James Edward Smith

James Edward Smith

Sir James Edward Smith ( Norwich, 2 de dezembro de 175917 de março de 1828) foi um botânico britânico, conhecido por ter sido o fundador e o primeiro presidente da Sociedade Linneana de Londres ( 1788).

Escreveu A Specimen of the Botany of New Holland, primeiro livro sobre a flora australiana.

Obras (flora britânica)Editar

  • English Botany, 1790
  • Flora Britannica, 1801
  • The English Flora, 1824-1828


  • Com John Abbot: The Natural History of the Rarer Lepidopterous Insects of Georgia, London 1797
  • Compendium Floræ Britannicæ, London 1800
  • Exotic Botany: consisting of coloured figures and scientific descriptions of such new, beautiful, or rare plants as are worthy of cultivation in the gardens of Britain ... The figures by J Sowerby 2 volumes, London 1804
  • Remarks on the generic characters of the decandrous papilionaceous plants of New Holland, London 1804
  • An Introduction to physiological and systematical Botany, London 1807
  • A Review of the modern state of Botany, with a particular reference to the natural systems of Linnæus and Jussieu. From the second volume of the supplement to the Encyclopædia Britannica, Edinburgh 1817(?)
  • Considerations respecting Cambridge, more particularly relating to its Botanical professorship, London 1818
  • A Grammar of Botany, illustrative of artificial, as well as natural classification; with an explanation of Jussieu's system, London 1821
  • A Selection of the Correspondence of Linnaeus and other naturalists. 2 Bände, London 1821 Band 1
  • A Compendium of the English Flora, London 1829
  • The English Flora, 5 Bände, London 1824–36
  • English Botany, or coloured figures of British Plants. ..., The figures by J. Sowerby, (2. Auflage, 12 Bände), London 1832–1846

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